Proceeds from the HealthPlus Brooksie Way are given back to the community in Brooksie Way Minigrants. Non-profit groups and agencies in Oakland County offering health and fitness related programs may apply. Deadline for the Winter, 2015 award cycle is March 15th.
“The Brooksie Way Minigrant program is proving to be
extremely popular,” said L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive. “It helps local communities by supplying
programs that promote good health. Since
its inception, it has returned to the communities nearly $125,000 in
grants. I’m delighted to make those awards
in my son’s name.”
- Minigrants are awarded three times a year –
application deadlines are March 15, August 1 and December 1.
- Local communities and non-profit agencies
operating in Oakland County may apply for funding.
Any Oakland County organization may apply for a
Brooksie Way Minigrant.
- The eligible grant activity should support the
promotion of healthy and active lifestyles.
- The program awards grants of up to $2,000 to
Support from HealthPlus, the presenting sponsor of the
Brooksie Way Half Marathon, helps make the minigrant program possible. “We’re pleased that our sponsorship helps
make the Brooksie Way Minigrants possible for additional worthwhile health and
wellness initiatives in Oakland County,” said Bruce Hill, President and CEO of