The Partnership for a Healthy Durham awarded $25,000 in RWJF Culture of Health Prize mini-grants to four Durham projects. This funding was provided through the award Durham County received for being one of six national winners of the RWJF Culture of Health Prize in 2014.

The projects selected promote health and equity around Durham’s health priorities and align with Partnership for a Healthy Durham’s committee action plans.

Click on the name of each project to learn about implementation and outcomes.

IMG_0307Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP)– $10,000
This program from Project Access of Durham County will offer free durable medical equipment for loan to Durham County residents in need.


photo (003)Durham Knows– $5000
Public health campaign to destigmatize and encourage testing among Durham County residents and promote the idea that everyone should know their HIV status.


IMG_8880Safe Routes to School $5000
Offer bicycle/pedestrian safety “Let’s Go, NC!” curriculum and provide bicycles and equipment to fourth grade students at selected elementary schools.


IMG_0184Double Bucks for Seniors $5000
Support Grocers on Wheels in providing vouchers to seniors to purchase fresh local fruits, vegetables, dairy, and meat at mobile markets.


Results and outcomes of each project will be available in the 2017 fiscal year.

Find out why Durham County received the RWJF Culture of Health Prize Award.