Funding for COVID-19 vaccination support announced
Grants available to address issues related to COVID-19 vaccination; apply for initial funds by May 25
Interact for Health is working with community partners to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts and outreach in our 20-county region and has $350,000 in funding available to support projects in the region.
Interact for Health is accepting requests for projects focused on one or more of the following:
· Access: These projects address why people aren’t able to get the vaccine.
· Acceptance: These projects address groups of people who are hesitant to get vaccinated or don’t feel a sense of urgency.
· Operational support: These projects address actual vaccine administration.
Applicants must be a public or private nonprofit or governmental organization that provides services in at least one county in Interact for Health's 20-county service area.
To request funding for your organization's COVID-19 vaccination efforts, complete this brief online form. For immediate consideration, submit your request by noon Tuesday, May 25. First-round applicants will be notified by Friday, May 28. Additional applications will be considered on a rolling basis until funds are expended with applications being pulled for review weekly on Tuesdays and notifications by Fridays.
For more information, please contact Emily Gresham Wherle at firstname.lastname@example.org.