Grant Title

Call for Applications

Release Date: September 1, 2016


Allegany Franciscan Ministries recognizes communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments that will enable everyone, especially those facing the greatest challenges, with the opportunity to live well. A Culture of Health recognizes that health and wellbeing are greatly influenced by where we live, work, the safety of our surroundings, and the relationships we have in our families and communities. The Prize elevates the compelling stories of local leaders and community members who are coming together to create conditions for health and prosperity by transforming neighborhoods, schools, and businesses—so that good health flourishes everywhere.

Total Awards

This is the amount to be awarded.

Key Dates

Phase I
November 3, 2016 (3 p.m. ET)
Phase I Applications (for all applicant communities) due.

Phase II
December 9, 2016
Invitations extended to select applicant communities to submit Phase II Applications.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

To be eligible to apply for a prize, a “community” must be based in the United States* and fall into one of the following categories:

  • Town, village, borough, or other local incorporated place
  • City
  • County or parish

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