The Board of Trustees of the Community Health Endowment (CHE) has announced the availability of $400,000 to address the top priorities of Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnership (MAPP). Facilitated locally by the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, MAPP is a community-driven strategic planning process for improving community health. The funding priorities are:
-Chronic Disease Prevention
-Access to Care
-Unintentional Injury Prevention (including violence prevention)
-Behavioral Health (including substance abuse)
Stage I applications are now being accepted as part of an open, competitive funding process. Additional information and application materials can be found at www.chelincoln.org. The deadline to submit is August 3, 2012.
The CHE Board of Trustees also announced that further funding will be made available to the community in January, 2013. Information regarding this funding will be forthcoming in early November, 2012.