The Center for Great Neighborhoods
is seeking applicants for its fourth round of Creative Community Grants
intended to engage and impact Covington for the better.
In its most recent grant cycle, the focus was on building an inclusive community for all. A total of $30,000 was awarded
to grantees creating unique opportunities for togetherness “from incorporating personal possessions into a mosaic mural to highlighting the collective artistic talents of an entire neighborhood to learning culinary techniques in a new way alongside the blind and visually impaired,” says Shannon Ratterman, the Center's Program Manager of Community Development.
In the new round of grants, the focus is on health.
“We believe that the health of the community is dependent upon the health of its residents,” Ratterman says. “When residents have access to physical activity, healthy foods and good medical care, they are more likely to succeed in other aspects of their lives.”
Anyone who identifies as an artist and who has some connection to Covington is encouraged to apply. Finding creative approaches to addressing health-related topics like smoking cessation, food security and physical activity is ideal.
The grant deadline is May 2, and the Center will notify recipients after it reaches a decision June 15.
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