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  • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Healthy10 Awards.


Healthy Community


Entries in this category honor strategic partnerships that strengthen the competitiveness of the communities in which they serve through building and/or embedding a culture of health across geographic, demographic, and social sectors. These initiatives include, but are not limited to:


  • Providing information about health issues;
  • Convening broad-based action groups(i.e. policy, health, faith-based, business, etc.) for shared discussions
  • Hosting public events (health and wellness fairs, farmers markets, walk/run, workout classes);
  • Empowering employees to extending workplace wellness into community activities;
  • Targeting initiatives: Surveying the landscape, conducting a needs assessment, setting clear-evidence based goals to improve health;
  • Connecting individuals and families to health care, after-school activities, childcare, housing, transportation, and other quality-of-life support;
  • Creating goods and services that support teh health of their consumers (i.e. quality food, affordable prices, sustainable practices).


Award-winning submissions must include (1) an outline of the larger partnership strategy with (2) a detailed narrative of 1-3 specific initiatives and (3) a commitment to demonstrate measurable results in improving health. Submissions should detail the impact and evaluation methodology from either 2015 or 2016 data.


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