Funding Information & Opportunities

This table includes funding opportunities throughout the State of Ohio and across the country. It is not inclusive of all funding opportunities that are available, but includes information on grants related to the mission & vision of Live Well Stark County. We will continue to search for more funding opportunities and update as they become available. If there are others you are aware of, or that you want to be included, please feel free to contact us! 

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Webinars & Training Resources

Continue to check back for new webinars and training opportunities focused on improving the health of Stark County residents through program, policy and environmental change strategies!

Safe Routes to Healthy Food: Where Food Access and Active Travel Intersect Safe Routes to School This webinar serves as an introduction to the Safe Routes to Healthy Food concept, and encourages active transportation and food access personnel to collaborate. Safe Routes to Healthy Food is focused on reducing transportation barriers as a way to increase access to nutritious foods.

Webinars America Walks America Walks has a number of great archived webinars available on their website, as well as upcoming webinars you can register for. Webinars available include topics such as walking at work, community walkability, and active transportation in the new Congress and Trump administration.  

Innovative Approaches to Prevention and Management of Childhood Obesity APHA This webinar details the pathological development of childhood obesity, identifies targets for intervention, and suggests strategies for the prevention and management of childhood obesity at home.

Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Environmental Quality APHA This webinar focuses on the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Air Quality Program, and their efforts to improve air quality in New York City by monitoring the impact of pollutants.  

Bicycling and Walking Excellence by MPOs: From Policy to Projects in Four Metropolitan Regions APHA This webinar is intended for metropolitan planning organizations, advocacy groups and/or health organizations who are interested in learning about ways to increase or improve funding for active transportation projects in their communities. 

Community-Centered Health Homes: Model for Bridging Clinical Services & Community Prevention APHA This webinar examines the Community-Centered Health Home model, developed by the Prevention Institute.  The model serves as a framework for healthcare institutions to integrate community prevention and clinical services to improve population health and reduce health inequities. 

Webinars & Events Archive HealthyPeople 2020 HealthyPeople 2020 has a number of archived webinars and events available on their website. You can filter through webinars by topic area such as nutrition and weight status, tobacco use, leading health indicators and many more. 

Stanford Introduction to Food and Health Stanford University This webinar is an upcoming series beginning February 13, 2017. This course intends to provide information and practical skills for individuals to begin improving the way they eat through understanding which foods support health and which neglect it. 

Strong Rural Communities ChangeLab Solutions This webinar examines the Network for a Healthy California’s 13 priority policy, systems and environmental change strategies for creating healthier nutrition environments. Specifically, it is looked at from a rural standpoint to understand how rural communities can utilize the strategies and implement interventions. 

Strong Urban Communities ChangeLab Solutions This webinar examines the Network for a Healthy California’s 13 priority policy, systems and environmental change strategies for creating healthier nutrition environments. Specifically, it is looked at from an urban standpoint to understand how urban communities can utilize the strategies and implement interventions. 

Healthy Food at Schools ChangeLab Solutions This webinar provides an overview of how policy, systems and environmental change strategies can improve the food landscape in schools.  Topics covered include strategies for incorporating healthy beverages in vending machines, access to fresh drinking water, restricting non-nutritious food and beverage advertising, and creating a “healthy food zone” in surrounding neighborhoods. 

Bridging the Food Industry-Public Health Divide Together Counts This quarterly seminar series is intended to understand the challenges and opportunities before the public health community and food industry that could lead to improved public health and policy outcomes overall. 

2016 Tobacco Conference Presentations Ohio Department of Health Presentations from Ohio Department of Health’s 2016 Tobacco Conference are available online. The conference and presentation main focus were on strategies to address nicotine dependence in populations disparately impacted by the burden of tobacco use. 

Urban Agriculture ChangeLab Solutions This webinar discusses different urban agriculture initiatives and how they can be used to help improve community access to fresh fruits and vegetables, physical activity, and educational opportunities for all residents.

 Complete the Streets ChangeLab Solutions This training opportunity includes a complete streets policy package and webinar.  The policy package includes model resolutions, fact sheet, and plan language to aide in creating streets for all modes of transportation. The included webinar is an introduction to complete streets policy for public health advocates and policymakers. 

Creating Pedestrian-Friendly Streets ChangeLab Solutions This webinar examines practical and legal considerations involved when creating pedestrian-friendly streets. Included are the webinar recording and other supporting resources.

Going for Green ChangeLab Solutions This webinar highlights federal funding opportunities that are available for healthy food retail projects and other programs which support healthy changes in the community.

Healthier Food for Sale ChangeLab Solutions This webinar discusses how communities can identify and leverage financing options to create healthier local food options. Funding can be used to support initiatives which bring healthy foods into the community through corner stores, farmers’ markets, mobile markets and more.

Healthy Food Retail 101 ChangeLab Solutions This webinar serves as an introduction to healthy food retail strategies and provides an overview of different approaches to changing the retail environment.

Obesity Prevention in Rural Communities ChangeLab Solutions This webinar discusses strategies which can be used to improve access to healthy foods in small rural stores, create a culture of wellness in schools, and create environments that support physical activity.

PSE 101 ChangeLab Solutions This webinar provides an introduction to best practices for how health professionals can implement PSE approaches, and includes case studies from successful programs.

Smokefree Multi-Unit Housing ChangeLab Solutions This webinar serves as a foundation for understanding smokefree multi-unit housing policies, and the different methods that can be used to make common areas and individual units nonsmoking.