5155Re: [carfree_cities] Grants from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
- Nov 2, 2002Erik Rauch posted the RJW piece.
It's good to see these grants being made, but they seem to be
for small, on-the-ground projects, so I don't know if they'd
even entertain a proposal from us. They don't even have a link
to Carfree.com, despite having hundreds of other links.
>FYI: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation just launched a multi-year-- ### --
>$16.5-million initiative to encourage 'active living' -- community
>designs that encourage non-car transportation trips. Grants of up to
>$200,000 are available for a wide range of interdisciplinary projects:
>Maybe this grant is of interest to you also.
>(The Community Path organization was contacted and invited to apply,
>though an integrated approach [health, education, safe routes to
>schools, TDM, shared/zipcar, transit, public policy] would be stronger
>than a simple path construction grant. With connections to three subway
>lines, though, RWJ really likes the path.).
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