July 2019 E-Newsletter

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UPHA Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Community Grants

The Utah Public Health Association has been working diligently to establish and offer mini grants to communities and individuals for projects that are focused on protecting and improving the health of Utah citizens. UPHA is pleased to announce the availability of three grants for public health projects. Each grant award will be for $1,000.

Applications are due by midnight July 26, 2019. Please click HERE to review the instructions, fill out the required project information, and submit a completed application Preference is given to proposals that demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Feasibility: The degree by which the proposed project can be implemented effectively with current resources and capacity.
  • Impact: The potential that the proposed project has to create positive change.
  • Evidence-based: The proposed project is based on an evidence-based or promising practice, or is contributing to building evidence.

In order to assess these criteria, applicants must provide an overview of their project including details such as the target population, partners involved, potential impact, methods for evaluating project success or outcomes, and evidence that their project has potential to impact the target population. Grantees are given six months to a year to complete their project and are required to give an oral or poster presentation on the outcomes of the project at the 2020 Utah Conference for Public Health. If you have any questions, please contact UPHA's Fiscal Management Unit Chair, and Member of the Board of Directors, Shaheen Hossain at shossain@utah.gov.

Read the full July 2019 E-Newsletter HERE.