Application for 2016 Every Body Walk! Micro Grants
America Walks and the Every Body Walk! Collaborative are excited to announce the second year of Micro Grant Funding. This program will award grantees up to $1,500.00 for projects related to increasing walking and walkability.

Walkable communities lead to improved safety and health for community members of all backgrounds. They encourage broad involvement by all in the design and planning process, and are places where safe, accessible and delightful opportunities to be physically active are available to everyone. Neighbors in walkable communities are engaged with each other and schools, jobs and other valuable resources are within close proximity to where people live.

Most importantly, walking and walkabilty can help to bridge community divides and overcome existing disparities. To make and keep walking and walkability a priority in neighborhoods and communities so these benefits are available to all, a strong, connected group of local advocates and dedicated organizations are needed This grant program aims to support and grow this network of advocates and organizations.

Funded projects will increase walking and benefits of walkability in communities, work to develop the walking movement by growing the number and diversity of people and organizations pushing for more walkability, and they should make walking safe, easy, and enjoyable for all community members.

Please contact Heidi Simon at hsimon@americawalks.org with questions.

Applications are due November 18th by 5pm Eastern.

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Name of Person Completing Application *
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Organization to Receive Grant
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Relation of Contact Person to Organization
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Email Address *
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Address *
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City *
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State *
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Zip Code *
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Does your organization have 501(C)3 non-profit status or will your organization be working with a non-profit that will administer the funds for them at no cost? *
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About the Grantee
Briefly describe your community, its demographics and a couple of key data points about the pedestrian activity or challenges faced by your residents. *
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Please provide a brief description of the organization. *
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Please provide a brief overview of the size and scope of the organization, including the number of full-time employees and other existing resources available to support this project. *
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Briefly describe 2 things you or your organization have worked on in the past related to walking or walkable communities. *
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About the Project/Program
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Please describe the project or strategy that you will implement. Indicate why this is a good project for your community and what you think the benefits of successfully implementing it will be. *
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How would you define a successful project? *
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How do you plan to evaluate the project and its success? *
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Please provide information on the budget for this project. How will you use the resources (materials, staff, etc.)? *
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Do you agree to provide a video tape or photo documentation of your project? *
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