We’re excited to announce the 2017 Get Healthy San Mateo County Community Implementation Funding recipients to help advance healthy, equitable communities across San Mateo County! Welcome aboard to:
Community Alliance of Family Farmers
Farm to Cafeteria: Expanding local produce in San Mateo County (Healthy Schools – Healthy Food Access) will increase access to local fruits and vegetables in school cafeterias and create school environments that promote student health in San Mateo County.
Faith in Action
Protect and Expand Healthy Housing in East Palo Alto (Healthy Housing) will collaborate with East Palo Alto city staff, decision makers and residents to ensure the well-being residents by helping to create a transparent, affordable, supported pathway to upgrading existing second units and garage conversions that will provide healthy, safe and legal homes for low-income families and seniors in East Palo Alto.
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights
San Mateo County Healthy Business Project (Healthy Economy) will provide access to legal services, small business development and support for small and low-income business owners on Middlefield Road in North Fair Oaks to help stabilize businesses, secure financial stability and health and build a strong healthy local economy.
Pie Ranch Pie Ranch
CSA 2.0 Farm to Family (Healthy Neighborhoods - Healthy Food Access) will increase access to healthy foods by providing affordable subscriptions service to meal kits that will include organic, locally grown food and ingredients to make healthy, easy-to-prepare meals at home for low-income families in the La Honda and Pescadero region of San Mateo County.
San Mateo County Office of Education
School Climate Train-the-Trainer (Healthy Schools) will provide training and tools and build capacity within San Mateo County schools to shape supportive environments in which students, teachers and administrators are able to address students’ social-emotional needs and create more inclusive, resilient schools and communities.
Youth Leadership Institute
Transportation Equity Allied Movement Coalition (Healthy Neighborhoods – Healthy Transportation Opportunities) in collaboration with Urban Habitat, will build capacity of low-income youth leaders and workers from vulnerable communities in Half Moon Bay, South San Francisco and throughout the county to educate and increase awareness regarding healthy, equitable transportation, its impact on health and strategies for affordable, accessible public transportation that support healthy behaviors and reduce negative environmental impacts of vehicle use.
We look forward to sharing milestones of their great work with you!
Thanks to all those who applied and expressed interest in the 2017 Community Implementation Funding opportunity. We continue to be amazed at your commitment to the work and your ingenuity for advancing solutions!