EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — For the fifth year, Mayo Clinic Health System in northwest Wisconsin is pleased to offer its Hometown Health Grant program to help improve the health of communities in northwest Wisconsin. The grant application is open to nonprofit organizations in Barron, Buffalo, Dunn, Chippewa, Eau Claire, Pierce, St. Croix and Trempealeau counties.
Last year, $205,000 was issued in grants to 14 nonprofit organizations.
The Hometown Health Grant program supports innovative efforts to improve mental health, prevent obesity, reduce chronic disease, and address substance use and alcohol misuse. Recipients are eligible to receive up to a maximum of $25,000. Grant funding can be used to launch new projects or improve existing projects. For a complete list of application requirements, visit the Hometown Health Grant page.
“We are thrilled to invest funds into community health improvement efforts through this competitive grant process,” says Sara Carstens, Community Engagement & Wellness director. “We’ve had the opportunity to support programs focused on creating healthier communities across northwest Wisconsin. We look forward to building additional partnerships that make a lasting impact.”
To apply, submit a letter of intent by 4 p.m. on March 1. Mayo Clinic Health System will conduct a review and invite those selected to complete a formal application.
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Press ContactKristin Everett