Grant Activities/Projects

Technical Assistance Plan Grant (TAPG)

The West Anniston Foundation is pleased to announce that we have received a $50,000 grant award from Solutia, Inc. to continue the Technical Assistance Plan Grant (TAPG). The project utilizes a Technical Advisor, Bertrand Thomas to review and comment on documents pertaining to PCB cleanup activities.

--About the Technical Assistance Plan Grant:

Grant Title: Technical Assistance Plan Grant

Funding Agency: Solutia, Inc.

This project updated on: May 2, 2008

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The West Anniston Foundation has hired the Technical Advisor to perform the TAPG Grant-directed responsibilities. Mr. Bertrand Thomas is the TA and can be reached at (256) 237-8748 or contact Kay Beard for Community Education Forum meetings at (256) 238-9900.

WE CAN!! ( Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition)

We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition)is a national campaign of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services aimed at addressing overweight and obesity in children between the ages 8-13 and their caregivers. The program provides educational opportunities within the targeted community to help children and their parents make healthier food choices, increase physical activity, and reduce time in front of screens (i.e. computers, video games, televisions).  Through programs, community events and materials We Can! will help parents and primary caregivers by encouraging them to:
·        Increase the availability and accessibility of healthy foods in the home.
·        Enjoy small portions at home and restaurants.
·         Limit the availability and accessibility in the home of sweetened beverages, high-fat foods, and energy dense foods.
·        Support and enable family physical activity.
·        Support and enable reduce screen time.
Current Partnerships with program
·        Bilingual Kids, Inc.
·        WigginsCommunity Center Summer Day Camp Program

Funding for We Can! made possible by: the Stringfellow Health Fund and the City of Anniston Competitive Fund of the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama, The Community Development Block Grant, Eastman and the Daniel Foundation.