September 15, 2022

Applications open for two funding opportunities!

Apply today! New grant opportunities to advance policy change in Howard County

We are excited to announce two new funding opportunities to promote policy change in Howard County to fight systemic racism and improve health in our community. The deadline to submit applications is October 27, 2022.


2022 Diabetes Prevention Advocacy Grant

The Foundation is seeking organizational partners to help to reduce diabetes and related health disparities, improve the nutritional environment of Howard County and create a healthier future for Howard County residents.

The purpose of this grant is to support the Healthier Choices Coalition working to create policy change that will 1) make fresh produce more available and affordable, 2) improve school meals, and 3) warn residents about the health risks of consuming sugary drinks.

Ten (10) selected grantees will be awarded $1,000. Learn more about the grant requirements here.

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2022 Advancing Community Advocacy Fellowship

The purpose of this strategic opportunity is to build the organizing and advocacy capacity of community leaders and/or organizations by helping them to use their power to advance issues that matter most to them and their community. The grantee selected will become a key partner in one of the Foundation’s policy issue campaigns. Their community base and/or staff, leadership and members will learn essential organizing and advocacy skills by practicing them in a real-time policy campaign in conjunction with the Foundation and its other partners.

One (1) grantee will be awarded $30,000 per year for 2 years. Learn more about the fellowship requirements here. 

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For questions about the RFPs, contact Jennifer White at

For help navigating the grant system or submitting the application, contact Kenitra Fokwa at