The Cambridge Public Health Department funds projects that promote healthy eating, physical activity, or youth mental health through its Health Promotion Mini-Grants Program.

Groups that can apply for the mini-grants include community organizations, schools, businesses, garden and farm programs, and government agencies that serve Cambridge.

The mini-grants are competitive. All applications are reviewed by representatives from the Cambridge Public Health Department and partner organizations.

2024 Mini-Grants 

Have a project that promotes healthy eating, physical activity or youth mental health? The Health Promotion Mini-Grant Program will award up to $20,000 in total funding in spring 2024.

The application deadline is April 5, 2024.

A project proposal must address one of the categories below and is only eligible for one type of mini-grant per funding cycle: the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity or the Youth Mental Health and Wellness mini-grant.

How to Apply 

All applicants are encouraged to read the grant guidelines, which include selection criteria and examples of potential projects. The application deadline is April 5, 2024.

We are offering two live info sessions to answer questions:

Grant Guidelines

Healthy Eating/Physical Activity Project Guidelines

Youth Mental Health Project Guidelines


2024 Health Promotion Mini-Grant Application


2024 Health Promotion Mini-Grant Flyer

News Article

Mini-Grants Available for Youth Mental Health, Healthy Eating, and Physical Activity Projects



Updated: March 5, 2024