Mini-grants available to support walking groups and community gardens.

Through funding from the Maryland Department of Health, the Mid Shore Health Improvement Coalition is able to provide mini-grants to organizations who directly serve residents in Caroline, Dorchester and Kent counties to address overweight/obesity and diabetes among residents. Approximately $54,000 is available to organizations in the three counties. Mini-grant awards will range from $500-$5,000 per project.



Projects must address one or both of the following:

  1. Establish or enhance a formalized walking group.

  2. Establish or enhance a community garden at community centers, schools, public housing, places of worship, etc.

To learn more and to submit an application, click here. Applications are due Monday, April 4th by 5 PM.




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