Community grants are awarded in seven core areas of investment.
- Access to Care – Mental & Behavioral Health: Equitable healthcare access that addresses the mental and behavioral needs of underserved youth and adults, especially in Mental Health Providers Shortage Areas.
- Access to Care – General: Efforts to promote equitable access to holistic approaches to health care for the underserved, especially those who reside in Medically Underserved Areas or Health Professional Shortage Areas.
- Digital Inclusion & Broadband Infrastructure: Support broadband and telehealth approaches that help close the digital divide through infrastructure, affordability, access to tools/resources, and digital skills training.
- Food Security: Approaches that improve food security in communities by improving access to healthy, culturally appropriate and/or affordable foods. To create equitable and sustainable food systems, this includes supporting community-led food initiatives that are linked to local food production, distribution, and labor practices.
- Economic Mobility: Financial Independence: Efforts that focuses on strengthening low-income people’s financial inclusion, knowledge, behaviors and opportunities through financial information, education, and coaching opportunities, along with capital and asset building to develop financial capability and security.
- Housing: Efforts that provide fair and equitable housing to low- and moderate-income individuals.
- Education & Workforce Development: Efforts that provide education and workforce development opportunities to increase the earning potential of low- and moderate- income individuals.