The new Community Action Model supports community coalitions and local leaders seeking a collaborative approach to creating healthier places, as well as to funders seeking a tested approach for local investments.
Active Living By Design has identified and written case studies about clinical-community partnerships that have successfully addressed social determinants of health and advocated to change community conditions.
This resource offers a range of ideas that challenge business as usual and explores lessons learned to help funders of all sizes leverage their investments, achieve their goals and sustain their results.
Active Living By Design partners with nonprofits, local leaders and funders to create healthy communities. We can help you make your streets safer, bring healthy foods to your stores, and build parks, playgrounds and other active spaces for children and adults.
“Time- and resource-intensive.” “Unsustainable.” “Limited to individual responsibility.” These phrases have been used to describe concerns about programmatic strategies for improving population health,…
Mark Fenton, Transportation, Planning and Public Health Consultant
Community Action Model
Explore our new Community Action Model, which is relevant for a variety of community health goals, to learn how it can inform your work.
Since 2002, Active Living By Design has worked nationally to build a culture of active living and healthy eating. We work with coalitions, local partners and philanthropic organizations to create healthy communities.