Grants & Discounts

Hult Center for Healthy Living’s mission is to “empower people to live healthier lives” and our team works hard each day to provide services at the lowest cost possible. We are thankful for the generous donations from our donors, as well as grants provided by local, state, and foundation grants. Our small team seeks new grant opportunities daily and coordinates 15-25 grants per year to keep our programs and services as affordable as possible. These funds help to cover about 70% of the price that our services cost.

Please review the current grants and reach out to our team for inquiries. Note that all grants are limited and subject to change. 

Current Grant Opportunities

There are no grants for adult programs and services at this time.

If you are interested in funding adult programs and services please reach out to our leadership team.

Target Audience: Youth populations with high burdens of lung health issues and chronic disease in ‘communities of concern’ that were impacted by the E.D. Edwards Power Plant – identified as zip codes 61605, 61607, and 61554.

About: Asthma education (in person in the classroom setting and virtual) and “Kickin’ Asthma” asthma management programs are offered at no cost to schools in target zip codes.

To learn more about this program click here or reach out to our team to learn more.

Grants: Edwards Settlement through Peoria City/County Health Department

Grades: 7th through 12th

Target Audience: Low-Income and underserved adolescents living in Marshall, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties; Peoria Public Schools and UnityPoint Health School-Based Health Centers

About: The long-term goal of the Adolescent Health Empowerment Program is to improve the health and wellness of adolescents in Peoria County. To accomplish this long-term goal, Hult Center staff will aim to increase adolescent knowledge of how to independently navigate the healthcare system through health education interventions, Certified Peer Education training, and ongoing support of caregivers; and increase behaviors that demonstrate self-efficacy of adolescents to advocate for and embrace lifestyle behaviors that promote long-term wellness through the establishment of an Adolescent Transition Care process. Learn more about this program here.

Funders: Heart of Illinois United Way, Illinois Department of Public Health

Grades: Pre-K through 2nd

Target Audience: Low-Income and underserved early elementary students living in Marshall, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties; Peoria Public Schools’ Peoria County Bright Futures; Tazewell-Woodford Head Start

About: Hult Center for Healthy Living offers dental health education for students in classroom settings. To learn more about dental health programs click here.

Grants: Delta Dental, ISDS Foundation

Grades: 5th through 12th

Target Audience: Low-Income and underserved adolescents living in Marshall, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties

About: Hult Center for Healthy Living offers comprehensive sexual and reproductive health education- both one-time in-person and virtual experiences, as well as customized plans for local schools through the Sex Ed. COACHES program. COACHES stands for “Collaborative Organized Approach to Comprehensive Health Education and Support” and is a multi-faceted framework that will build the capacity of schools to transition from reliance on external agencies to independent, sustainable implementation of comprehensive sexual health education for their adolescents. The program ensures that adolescents continue to receive comprehensive sexual health education while schools work to build an internal infrastructure to
sustain it.

Funders: City of Peoria Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Heart of Illinois United Way, & Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) through Peoria Public Schools

Ages: 8 through 18

Target Audience: Low-Income and underserved adolescents who are at-risk for type 2 diabetes living in Marshall, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties; Peoria Public Schools and UnityPoint Health School-Based Health Centers

About: The long-term goal of the WELL Program is to decrease the rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes throughout Central Illinois. WELL stands for Wellness Education and Lifestyle Learning. Hult Center’s Health & Wellness Coaches work one-on-one with youth who are at-risk for obesity and obesity-related diseases to increase knowledge and healthy behaviors. To learn more about this program click here.

Funders: Heart of Illinois United Way, Illinois Department of Public Health

Grade: Pre-K

Target Audience: Low-Income and underserved pre-k students living in Marshall, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties; Peoria County Bright Futures; Tazewell-Woodford Head Start; Valeska Hinton Early Childhood Center

About: Your Amazing Body! and Your Amazing Brain! provides a series of interactive, science-based lessons, while equipping students’ teachers and families with tools and strategies to continue incorporating
health literacy and social-emotional development well beyond the students’ classroom education. To learn more about this program click here.

Grants: Heart of Illinois United Way, PNC Grow Up Great

Grades: Pre-K through 12th

Target Audience: Low-Income and underserved youth and adults living in Marshall, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties; high risk zip codes 61603, 61604, 61605

About: Youth Mental Health Matters is a full-scope mental health, social-emotional learning, and suicide prevention education program for students, families, and professionals. This program is designed to improve mental health through “upstream” approaches in early elementary and suicide prevention education through high school and beyond. Programs and services are designed to fit the unique needs of each school and classroom setting.

Some grant funding will allow for grief support training to build capacity for schools to hold individual and group therapy for grief support.

To learn more about this program click here or reach out to our team to learn more.

Grants: City of Peoria Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Community Foundation of Central Illinois– Community Needs, Heart of Illinois United Way, Humana, & Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) through Peoria Public Schools

Target Audience: Adult patients receiving services at Illinois CancerCare clinics; Adult patients receiving services at Illinois CancerCare

About: Hult Center for Healthy Living’s Oncology Counseling Program offers group therapy at no cost to patients in active treatment for cancer, survivors, and caregivers; individual counseling is available at no cost to patients in active treatment for cancer, survivors, and caregivers who are patients/caregivers of patients of Illinois CancerCare. Learn more about this program here.

Grants: Illinois CancerCare, Illinois CancerCare Foundaiton, and Bikers for Tatas

Target Audience: Patients in active treatment for cancer, as well as survivors, and caregivers

About: Hult Center for Healthy Living’s Oncology Healthy Living Program offers healthy living classes at no cost to patients in active treatment for cancer, survivors, and caregivers and discounted massage therapy to patients in active treatment for cancer, survivors, and caregivers. Learn more about this program here.

Grants: Bikers for Tatas

Target Audience: Adult patients receiving services at Illinois CancerCare clinics; Adult patients receiving services at Illinois CancerCare who live in Marshall, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties

About: Hult Center for Healthy Living’s Oncology Nutrition Program offers dietetic services at no cost to patients in active treatment for cancer who are receiving care through Illinois CancerCare. Learn more about this program here.

Grants: Heart of Illinois United Way, Illinois CancerCare, Illinois CancerCare Foundation, and Bikers for Tatas

Target Audience: Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford County’s college campuses, multi-unit housings, apartment buildings, businesses, campuses, park spaces, and more

About: Hult Center for Healthy Living works in a regional collaboration with Tazewell County Health Department, Woodford County Health Department, Peoria City/County Health Department, Peoria Park District, and other partnering agencies to implement tobacco-free policy initiatives and activities.

Grants: Illinois Tobacco-Free Communities through Peoria City/County Health Department

Discounts

Please complete this form to request a discount for your group. Please note that discounts are limited and provided to schools and agencies serving a high number of low-income families.

Bikers for Tatas donates funds each year to provide a limited number of massages at no cost to survivors or breast cancer and individuals in current treatment for breast cancer. To inquire about Hult Center’s massage program please visit this page or fill out this form.