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Healthy Places Grants 

Applications should be available by late January 2022.

Other tentative dates:

  • Information session (webinar) on Tuesday, February 2, 2022
  • Application deadline on Tuesday, March 1, 2022
  • Notice of awards on March 14, 2022
  • Final report due on December 31, 2022

Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) is committed to increasing access to healthy eating and active living opportunities to prevent chronic disease. LCPH offers Healthy Places grants to nonprofits, community organizations, and other groups that serve people in Lorain County. The purpose of these grants is to create a long-lasting impact on the health of people in Lorain County, especially people in underserved populations.

Call 440-322-6367 with questions and ask for the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention division, or email healthed@loraincountyhealth.com.

Explore past projects

Fitness equipment

Featured projects

More projects:

  • Community Fitness Equipment, City of Oberlin, 2015
  • Community Athletic Complex, North Ridgeville Academic Center, 2017

Walking paths

Featured projects

More projects:

  • Walking Path, LaGrange Community Park, 2015
  • Ferndale Park Improvement, City of Sheffield Lake, 2016
  • Walking Path, Columbia Township Park, 2016
  • Walking Path, South Amherst Community Park, 2016

Playground improvements

Featured projects

More projects:

  • Park Improvements and Youth Programming, Guenther Park, Sheffield Lake, 2017
  • School Playground Enhancements, Amherst Junior High School, 2021
  • Playground Improvements, Amherst Township Park, 2021

Other innovations

Featured projects

More projects:

  • Aurensen Road Sidewalk Improvements, City of North Ridgeville, 2016
  • Community Agriculture Support, Oberlin Community Services and George Jones Farm    Oberlin    , 2017
  • Community Walking and Track Turnstile, Brookside High School, 2017
  • Community Garden at We Care We Share, Lorain, Hope for Futures, 2021

Other projects:

  • Hydration Stations, Midview Local Schools, 2015
  • Hydration Stations, North Ridgeville City Schools, 2015
  • Hydration Stations, Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City Schools, 2016
  • ELA Program Expansion, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County, 2021
  • Memory Cafe at Fields United Methodist Church in North Ridgeville, A Dementia Friendly LIFE, 2021
  • Take Control of Your Health Program, El Centro de Servicios Sociales, Inc., 2021
  • Conscious Discipline Program, Kendal at Oberlin, 202