Request for Proposals

Healthy Community Outreach Program

Moore Family Center

For funding period October 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022

DEADLINE for submissions is August 15, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. PDT

The Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition & Preventive Health is pleased to announce this request for proposals for the 2021 Healthy Community Outreach Program. This statewide outreach program seeks to improve nutrition and local food environment in underserved communities across the State of Oregon in partnership with our colleagues in the OSU Extension Service and local community health partner


2021 Healthy Community Outreach Grants

The Moore Family Center Healthy Community Outreach Program is seeking proposals from Extension professionals in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences for community-based projects. Proposals in the amount of $5,000 to $15,000 will be considered through this competitive application process. The total number of projects awarded will vary based on number of applications received, funding amounts requested and quality of projects submitted.


Project Goals

The intent of the Healthy Community Outreach Program is to empower local communities to work together to improve the lifelong health of Oregonians where they live, work, learn and play in ways that stimulate innovation and collaboration. We welcome project proposals related to promoting lifelong health and wellbeing through good nutrition. This program is not intended for clinical or therapeutic interventions. Proposals will undergo a peer review and selection process led by the Moore Family Center advisory team.


Funding priorities

Funding priorities for 2021 include projects that focus on:

  • Engaging diverse and underserved communities to improve nutrition education or food security / food access programs;
  • Projects that focus on creating and distributing online, digital or multimedia nutrition education resources and using technology to engage new audiences and communicate nutrition messages;
  • Community-engaged projects focused on developing health leaders and champions;
  • Projects that will result in a broader regional or statewide impact.





Questions regarding the Healthy Community Outreach grant should be sent to Moore Family Center Outreach Coordinator at with subject: HCO 2021 application – “insert region(s)”