Funding Opportunities

Healthier Together Community Outreach Grants - RFP 2021 Fall Cycle

NC Counts Coalition invites organizations that are committed to ensuring equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution to apply for grants in the range of $10,000-$25,000 for individual organizations. Collaborative proposals for larger amounts will be considered up to $60,000. Funds will support plans to support NC communities that experience health inequities and to ensure that individuals from specific historically marginalized populations are able to access vaccines in their areas. In the fall of 2021, up to $500,000 will be disbursed for short-term vaccine equity efforts through February 28, 2022.

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Healthier Together RFP (PDF)

Submit Your Proposal Here  (Closed for submissions)


Healthier Together RFP 2021 Fall Cycle Timeline

NC Counts Coalition Healthier Together RFP is released 

September 15th 

Webinar to clarify/answer questions (optional)

September 20th, 6-7 pm

Applications will be accepted

September 15th-October 6th

Office Hours sessions for applicants to receive support as they prepare

September 22nd, September 23rd, September 28th and October 4th

Deadline for applications

October 6th at 11:59 pm

Review of applications by the Healthier Together Grant Review Committee

October 7th-October 18th

Applicants will be notified and grant agreements sent to selected organizations

Week of October 18th-22nd

Grant agreements must be signed

By October 28th

Work begins (tentative)

November 1st

Mandatory orientation session for funded organizations (tentative)

November 3rd, 10-11:30 am

Bi-Weekly or Weekly Reports (grantees can choose to report weekly or bi-weekly, but will need to submit data for the entire time period of 1 or 2 weeks)

Due every other or every Tuesday at 11:59 pm for previous week’s work

Monthly Invoices Due

The 13th of the month for the previous month’s expenses

Contracts end

February 28th, 2022

Final narrative reports due

March 28th, 2022


Resources for Healthier Together RFP

NC DHHS Census Tract Tool (Find Your Census Tract)

NC Counts Coalition and Carolina Demography Census Map

Healthier Together Fall 2021 RFP: Questions and Answers

Healthier Together Proposal Template: make a copy of this template to draft your answers before copying and pasting them into the online form

Healthier Together Program Budget Template: make a copy of this budget template to create your program budget

Healthier Together Collaborative Budget Template: make a copy of this budget template to create your collaborative program budget if you are applying in collaboration with two or more organizations

Monthly Plan Template: make a copy of this template to write up your monthly plan to attach to your application (this attachment is required for all proposals)

Appendix 1: subcontractor requirements for Healthier Together grantees

Healthier Together Fall 2021 Request for Proposals Webinar Recording

Español: Healthier Together Fall 2021 Request for Proposals Webinar Recording

September 22nd Office Hours Registration

September 23rd Office Hours Registration 

September 28th Office Hours Registration

October 4th Office Hours Registration