Healthy Communities Webinars

For 2016 and 2017 Three-year Grant Webinars and links to download all webinars, please contact Kristin Srour.
Healthy Communities Webinars
Please note that Programs with demonstrated success in 1-year Healthy Community Grants and/or proven success in health programming will be selected to apply for 3-year Healthy Community Grants. Please contact your Regional Healthy Athletes Manager if you are interested in receiving a 3-year Healthy Communities Grant.
Melissa Oomer trains SO Program staff on Collective Impact—defined as the commitment of a group of important actors from different sectors to a common agenda for solving a specific social problem at scale.
SOI Health Finance provides a training on year-end health grant expense reporting, and Health I.T. demonstrates the expense report tool in the SmartSimple system. Dr. Alicia Bazzano provides a brief update on future health grant funding.
The SOI team provides refreshers on year-end metrics reporting, use of the finance report template, and solutions to common SmartSimple issues. Dr. Alicia Bazzano shares remarks about the next 5 – 10 years of Special Olympics Health.
We share updates about Virtual Healthy Athletes resources and funding opportunities. Special Olympics Missouri (USA) presents on their outreach to athletes during the pandemic.
We discuss virtual promotion and celebration tips for local Golisano Health Leadership Awards. SO Kansas shares about their I-70 Fitness Challenge, and SO Israel discusses their work with the Israeli Medical Association.
Programs discuss engaging athletes using tools like WhatsApp. An update about Virtual Healthy Athlete protocols is also provided.
The Advocacy Toolkit is introduced, and we interview various athlete staff members from Special Olympics Programs around the world.
An overview on the Health Impact Grant reporting requirements.
An update on the grant awards and healthy communities recognition, along with a review of available resources. Special Olympic Programs Indiana, Nigeria, and Senegal share how they have been engaging their athletes and families during COVID-19.
Summer Games Sports and Fitness:
An update on funding, budgets, report cards, and year-end reports. The new COVID-19 “About Me” form is introduced. The online learning portal is revisited with an update an available courses.
Instructions on applying for Healthy Communities Project funding in 2020 – 2021 grant year: The Health Impact Grant.