Organizational Grants

ULHF accepts proposals for the Community Health Grant every year in August.

Community Health Grants support programs and projects that:

  • Enhance the physical and mental well-being of Humboldt County residents
  •  Improve the health of those who have experienced social or economic disadvantages
  • Create or support access and/or service delivery for under served and marginalized populations
  • Have a lasting impact or plan for sustainability after ULHF grant funding is expended
  • The next deadline is Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

Application and Guidelines

Proposals and Average Grant Size

The average Community Health Grant is $5,000, although we will accept proposals of up to $10,000. ULHF is open to considering larger proposals under special circumstances. If you're considering applying for a grant, we invite you to contact our staff to discuss how to approach the proposal: Amy Jester, Program Manager, at 707-267-9909 or

Priority Funding Characteristics

  • Priority for funding is given to programs/projects that:
  • Build collaborations where partners are actively working together toward a common goal 
  • Engage community members, clients and consumers in planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Develop and strengthen community leadership and resident ability to advocate on their own behalves
  • Leverage matching funding or resources for the organization
  • Create change through advocacy, organizing and/or civic engagement


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