Funding Opportunity: Lead Poisoning Prevention

The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), with support from the JPB Foundation is currently seeking applicants for the GHHI Lead Poisoning Prevention Catalytic Award. Launched at the 2016 National Lead Summit, this grant aims to reduce the significant threat of lead poisoning across the United States. GHHI will provide five recipients with a two-part grant award. This will include a $25,000 award
and $10,000 in Technical Assistance from GHHI in one of the following categories (selected by the
awardee): Communications, Policy, Financing Strategies, Project Implementation, and Data. Applicants must be a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (or have a valid fiscal agent) demonstrating exemplary leadership in lead poisoning prevention. Proposals must be submitted by September 30, 2017.

Click here to view the full grant announcement for additional information and to apply. GHHI will also be holding an informational webinar for interested applicants on August 29, 2017 at 1:00 to 2:00 pm ET. To register, please contact Hannah Burke at

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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