Be a public, private, or non-profit organization with an explicit mission to serve children, youth, and communities
Be connected to multiple sectors (e.g. health, education, housing, economic development) and stakeholders across the community
Demonstrate evidence of prior collaboration with key stakeholders on health or education initiatives
Be active in one of the following states: Alaska, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, or Washington
Have school district commitment as a partner to the initiative and evidence of a collaborative relationship with key district leaders/officials; If the applicant is a school district, it must have community partner commitment and evidence of a collaborative relationship with leaders in the community
Have commitment to health equity and to serving young people facing the greatest obstacles to thriving.