Health Equity Zone
announces $400,000 in community-based grants
The Central Providence Health Equity Zone (CP-HEZ), convened by ONE Neighborhood Builders, announced the award this month of $399,085 in grants to 16 community-based organizations that are working to improve economic opportunity and health equity for Central Providence residents.
The grants provide up to $35,000 per project for a wide range of initiatives that help residents learn new work skills, offer civic education and leadership training, and tutor and mentor at least 600 students.
The CP-HEZ consists of more than a dozen partner organizations, which are charged with developing and implementing a collective impact plan to address root causes of health disparities and promote economic opportunity.