RUTLAND - The Rutland County Community Advisory Board (RCCAB) of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVt) announced the release of its Worksite Wellness Grants for 2011. The grants, available to businesses in Rutland County, will range from $250 to $750 per site, according to program scope and need. The grant applications are due on March 22.
To request an application or to get more information, please contact Megan Peek at 802-764-4858 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The organizations will be selected based on the strength of their grant applications - with a focus on the potential improvement of employee health, as well as the level of innovation, creativity, intended impact and evaluation plan. All of the organizations will report their program outcomes to the RCCAB.
The Rutland County Community Advisory Board, which is supported by BCBSVt, was formed to identify health needs in the area and address those needs through programs, events and activities and is dedicated to supporting worksite wellness in the region. The Board consists of community leaders with an interest in health education and promotion. The Board developed the grants program in an effort to encourage health improvement through employer-based initiatives.