Funding Opportunity: Advancing Local Lead Poisoning Awareness

The National Center for Healthy Housing is seeking grant applicants for an opportunity to receive up to $5,000 in funding to support local lead poisoning prevention events. Ten or more communities will receive funding to host education/awareness events during the fall of 2017. Successful events should aim to mobilize community action advancing local lead poisoning prevention efforts, and could include workshops, roundtable discussions, awareness events for children and families, press conferences, coalition-building, etc. Applications are being accepted through July 28, 2017.Click here to apply today.

Potential grantees should plan on using a forthcoming report, Nine Strategies to Prevent and Respond to Childhood Lead Exposure, to inform event planning and implementation strategy. Questions or requests to receive an embargoed copy of this report should be directed to Jo Miller at jmiller@nchh.org or Sarah Goodwin at sgoodwin@nchh.org

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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