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AHA improves the health and well-being of Wake County residents by facilitating and supporting community initiatives.

Healthy Activity Equipment Grant: Oct. 26 Deadline

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation announced the Healthy Activity Equipment Grant cycle is now open. These equipment-only grants are small (up to $5,000) one-time, one-year grants focusing on projects that result in increased physical activity.

Examples of equipment that may be purchased as a part of a Healthy Activity Equipment Grant include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Portable exercise equipment (pedometers, resistance bands, free weights, exercise balls)
  • Fixed exercise equipment (treadmill, elliptical, stationary bicycle, step machine)
  • Playground equipment
  • Portable play equipment (balls, parachutes, bikes/trikes)
  • Materials to develop a trail or enhance an outdoor learning environment

To Apply for the Grant

Familiarize yourself with the Healthy Active Communities Focus Area description and eligibility guidelines. Then complete the Equipment Proposal for Healthy Activity Equipment Grants, due October 26, 2012.

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