Foundation / Corporation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
05/29/19 5:00 PM ET
Awards of $10,000 to USA and Canada sports teams, athletes, and organizations to recognize effective uses of sports to foster and sustain healthier communities. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a collaborative and innovative approach to community health improvement.
In determining the winners of the RWJF Sports Award, the Foundation will take into account its guiding principles in addition to the following selection criteria:
- Making communities healthier though sport: The degree to which the applicant uses sport to address the root causes that influence health and health equity including the diversity of population reached and solutions that contribute to policy, systems, or environmental changes that improve health.
- Innovation: The level of creativity and solutions thinking used to advance health and health equity goals.
- Collaboration: The level of inclusion and cooperation across a broad set of perspectives and sectors to achieve health and health equity goals including shared purpose and accountability.
-Impact and measurable results: The level of success in improving health and health equity in the target population(s) and community(s). The degree the work is being evaluated and results shared with partners and target audiences.
- Sustainability: The approaches used that demonstrate a commitment to solutions that will be long-lasting.
More about the Foundation's guiding principles can be seen at: https://www.rwjf.org/content/rwjf/en/about-rwjf/our-guiding-principles.html
More information about the selection criteria can be seen at the URL for Full Text below.
GrantWatch ID#: 154396
Up to three awards may be given each year.
Each category winner will receive a $10,000 cash prize.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online application portal: https://my.rwjf.org/login.do?applyCfpId=2901&cfp=2901
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
50 College Road East
Princeton, NJ 08540-6614
US Toll Free: (877) 843-7953
International: +1 (609) 627-6000
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