Funding Opportunity to Enhance Resilience in the Gulf of Mexico Region

The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is awarding $10 million in an effort to enhancing coastal community resilience. Ideal grant recipients are researchers and community members engaged in both scientific and practical environmental efforts, seeking to identify key factors contributing to the resilience, health and sustainability of Gulf communities. The joint funders are particularly interested in projects exploring human dynamics of resilience.

An informational webinar will be held on Thursday, August 11 at 11:30 AM ET. Interested applicants can register for the webinar at this link. More details about the grant, including background, need, eligibility and the full application can be accessed, here.

About Anastasia Sonneman

Anastasia Sonneman serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in environmental health, health and disability, and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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