LiveWell Community Wellness Grants

LiveWell Community Wellness Grants aim to support the health of Douglas County residents by creating conditions that lead to healthy eating and physically active lifestyles. We conduct one grant cycle each year. The 2017 deadline is October 16.

We seek to support lasting measures that improve residents’ health. For this reason, we will favor projects that create long-term policy, systems and environmental change.

We will also consider funding programs that increase access to healthy food and/or promote healthy eating and physically active lifestyles, especially if the program advances a larger community goal.

Grant Guidelines

Please review our LiveWell grant guidelines before starting your application.

Grant-seekers Session

Lori Trenholm, our Director of Community Investment, will host an information session for grant-seekers in September:

You aren't required to attend, but may find it helpful, especially if you have not received a LiveWell grant before. If you can't make the session, feel free to contact Lori to set up a meeting or visit by phone.

To Apply

Make sure you are using a current version of Google Chrome, Safari or Firefox.

Applicant Log-in Page (to start, edit and submit an application).

  • Returning Organizations: If your organization has applied for any DCCF grant since January, 2014, it already has an established account within our online Grant Center. If you are unable to locate the established account login, please contact Lori Trenholm, our Director of Community Investment and ask to be added to your organization's account as a new user.
  • New Organizations: If this is the first time your organization has applied for a DCCF grant since January, 2014, create a new account.

Click on the current year's LiveWell Community Wellness Grant Application. As you work on your application, you can save a draft and come back to it later.

When you come to the grant budget question, download the DCCF Grant Budget Form and complete it in Microsoft Excel. After saving it in Excel, please convert it to a one page PDF. You will be prompted to upload the file within the application form.

Note: Your uploaded budget must display as a one page PDF. Please double check this before uploading.

When your application, including all required PDF attachments, is ready for community foundation review, click the Submit button.

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Lori Trenholm

Contact Lori Trenholm

Director of Community Investment

785-843-8727

Contact Lori

Submit a Grant Application

Login to our Grants Center to work on a grant application.

Submit Application

Submit a Grant Report

Login to our Grants Center to work on a grant follow-up report.

Submit Report

Douglas County Community Foundation
900 Massachusetts, Suite 406
Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: 785-843-8727
Fax: 785-843-8735