$3 million fund to bring global ideas addressing health impacts of climate change to the US


Alliance magazine


The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RJWF) has issued a new call for proposals to bring the most impactful ideas from around the world to U.S. cities to help address the health impacts of climate change and advance health equity. Up to $3M is available for this funding opportunity.

RJWF is encouraging proposals from both U.S.-based applicants to adopt or adapt a successful approach from outside the United States, and from non-U.S.-based applicants with a successful approach that could work in the United States.

According to RJWF, they are seeking ‘proposals that explore changes in city planning, policies, and programs that address: buildings and energy; land use and urban planning; transportation; waste; food systems and food security; and air quality.’

The funding period will be 30 months in duration, and will include aplanning period, implementation, dissemination andcommunication activities, as well as active participation in a learning network.

The deadline for applications is 30 April 2020. For more information see: http://www.rwjf.org

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