2022 Cycle 2 is closed. 2023 Cycle 1 will open in January 2023.

Grants up to $25,000 

Requests are accepted for proposals that address HFL’s strategic priorities of Healthy Children, Healthy Living, and Healthy Minds, as well as for Healthy La Porte grants. Healthy La Porte grants meet community health and wellness needs that fall outside of HFL’s strategic priorities and demonstrate a connection to HFL’s mission and vision. You can learn more about HFL's strategic priorities and Healthy La Porte grants here. Applications for grants up to $25,000 are accepted twice per year during HFL’s two grant cycles. Please see the Timeline section on this page to learn more about HFL’s two grant cycles.

 

Grants over $25,000 
Grant requests over $25,000 must address one of HFL’s strategic priorities of Healthy Children, Healthy Living, and Healthy Minds. Please note that HFL does not consider requests for Healthy
La Porte grants over $25,000. Applications for over $25,000 are accepted twice per year during HFL’s two grant cycles. Please see the Timeline section on this page to learn more about HFL’s two grant cycles.
 
Applications to apply for a grant over $25,000 require a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) as a first step. Only applicants who receive a favorable response to their LOI will be invited to submit a full proposal. 

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Our Grants

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HEALTHY PARTNERS GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Applications for Healthy Partners capacity building grants are available by invitation only.

To learn more, click here.

 

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AED GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Interested in applying for an AED? 

 

HFL accepts grant requests for our When Seconds Count: AED Initiative once per year. Grant requests are accepted February 14 through March 31 of each year. To be eligible, applicants must be a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization or a governmental entity. Requests for AED grants are only accepted through HFL's grant portal. The FAQ/Tutorial page provides information on how to access the grant portal.

Timeline:

February 14: Grant portal opens for AED requests

March 31: Applications due

Late May/Early June: Applicants notified of decision.

 

Applying for cabinets with your AED(s)? Click here to view cabinet options. 

 
This information applies to Healthy Children, Healthy Living,
Healthy Minds, & Healthy La Porte grants.

 

Eligibility 

To be considered for an award: 

  • The proposed program must directly serve or support residents
    of La Porte County. 

  • The proposed program must contribute to impact in one of HFL’s strategic priorities or respond to an identified community need to improve health and wellness. 

 

Priority will be given to proposals that: 

  • Use evidence-based practices. 

  • Demonstrate a commitment to measurable results. 

  • Encourage collaboration between community organizations (if appropriate). 

 

HFL Will Not Fund: 

  • Underwriting for an organization’s annual appeals/solicitations, special events, or general fundraising. 

  • Organizations that discriminate in any way based on participation or membership in a specific religious faith, race, gender, citizenship status, sexual orientation, age, or disability. 

  • Faith-based organizations will be considered so long as the grant funds are used for projects/programs that are offered to individuals regardless of their religious affiliation, race, gender, citizenship status, sexual orientation, age, or disability. 

  • Endowments. 

  • Lobbying or the support of any political candidate, political party, or political activity. 

Timeline
 

HFL has two grant cycles per year for grants addressing strategic priorities (Healthy Children, Healthy Living, and Healthy Minds) and Healthy La Porte grants.  

 

2022 Grant Cycle 1

January 7, 2022: Grant Cycle 1 opens

January 21, 2022: LOI due for grant requests over $25,000

January 27, 2022: Notification of LOI decision  

February 25, 2022: Grant Cycle 1 closes (Applications due) 
No later than June 2022:  Applicants notified of decision 

2022 Grant Cycle 2

May 27, 2022: Grant Cycle 2 opens

June 10, 2022: LOI due for grant requests over $25,000

Applications to apply for a grant over $25,000 require a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) as a first step. LOIs must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm CST on June 10, 2022. Please note:

  • A LOI is not a vague exploration of an idea. It is assumed that you have already thought through your proposed project/program (including a budget) and are presenting an abbreviated description.  

  • HFL will review all submitted LOIs within 5 business days.  

  • Applicants may receive a request for further information.  

  • Only applicants who receive a favorable response to their LOI will be invited to submit a full proposal.  

  • Invitations to proceed to the full application will be sent out no later than June 16, 2022.   

  • If invited to proceed, full applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm CST on July 15, 2022. 

June 16, 2022: Notification of LOI decision

July 15, 2022: Grant Cycle 2 closes (Applications due)

No later than October 2022: Applicants notified of decision

 

BUDGET FORMS

These three forms are the required budget forms for Healthy Children, Healthy Living, Healthy Minds, and Healthy La Porte grant applications. Upon completion, these forms must be uploaded to the applicant’s application in the grant portal. All grant applications must use these budget forms. 

SAMPLE BUDGET FORMS

These samples will help guide applicants as they prepare the required budget forms for their grant application. 

GRANTEE COMMUNICATION
GUIDELINES AND RESOURCES

These communication guidelines inform grant recipients as to how they should acknowledge HFL as a funding source and keep HFL informed of their progress outside of formal reports. The downloadable HFL logos are high-quality files that should be used when including HFL’s logo in any communications related to a HFL grant-funded project or program. 

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