BY EMMA PEPPER, DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS, THE HUB
The creators of USA Today are offering more than $2 million in grants to communities across the nation with a focus on:
- Arts: Creating inclusive communities and arts programs to revitalize cities and towns.
- Health: Supporting wellness activities, like mental health and nutritional causes.
- Education: Investing in STEM and innovative programs to keep people learning.
The funders say:
“Our journalists across the country tell your stories everyday. We also hear your amazing ideas to improve communities. So, we created A Community Thrives, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, as a way to share your community building ideas on the national stage, gain support through donations and local connections, and get a chance at receiving a portion of $2,000,000 in grants to give your project and organization the best possible chance to succeed.”
Applications are due February 28 – if you’re interested in taking advantage, it’s time to get moving!