Mecklenburg County Public Health (MCPH) has approved over $ 177,000 in funds for 20 COVID-19 “mini grants. “ The mini-grants were distributed to community organizations committed to supporting new or existing COVID-19 vaccination initiatives for low-income, racial-ethnic minorities, immigrants, refugees, homeless and other vulnerable populations.
“These unsung heroes are does a great job in the community to mitigate the spread of COVID-19”Said Tamara Hawkins, COVID-19 Community Outreach Program Supervisor.
That diverse group of 20 mini-grant recipients was awarded up to $9,999 to fund projects such as door-to-door outreach, teaching sessions, literature distribution, street outreach with homeless people, education and outreach with pregnant and parent women, distribution of PPE, social media outreach, coordination of vaccination clinics, transport assistance and creation of multilingual teaching videos.
Giveeeer with approved proposals include:
- Asanteman Association of the Carolinas
- Ausie & Martin Rivens Scholarship funds
- Beauty after the bars
- Carolina Toyz Car Club, Inc.
- Cedric Dean Holdings, Inc.
- CLT Public Relations, LLC
- Congolese patriot
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
- Epoch Tribe, LLC
- Free Zone Home Care, LLC
- Freedom Fighting Missionaries
- International House MetrolinaInc.
- Kappa Foundation in Charlotte
- Latin American coalition
- Moriah Hemingway Health Foundation
- Roy Powell Group (Powell-Strong)
- U2U Charlotte / Little Rock CDC
- Universal Institute of Successful Aging of Carolinas (UISAC)
- Weeping Willow AMEZ Church
Please visitmecknc.gov/covid-19or call the COVID-19 Information Hotline at 980-314-9400 (Option 3) for the most part up to date COVID-19 information.