NHHS SHARK TANK community health and wellbeing project competition.

Welcome to the NHHS SHARK TANK!

We are pleased to announce an opportunity for up to six (6) community groups/individuals to apply for up to $300 per group/individual, to propose a project on "Community Health and Well-Being."

Your proposal should speak to a creative and innovative way that you plan to promote health in your community.


Download your SHARK TANK application here.

Eligibility Requirements

  • In order to be eligible to enter into the Shark Tank; you must commit to identifying and connecting five (5) pregnant women, five (5) parenting under 2 moms and ten (10) fathers/fathers-to-be, to the New Haven Healthy Start Program (NHHS). Download referral form here.
  • You will have from February 21, until, March 9, 2018 to make these connections. Once the individuals that you have identified have been confirmed, and connected to NHHS; you will have until March 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm to submit your proposal.
  • During our April 18th NHHS Consortium/CAN meeting; you will enter the "Shark Tank" and our meeting participants will determine which project gets funded. Please, be creative with your project and projects with partners are STRONGLY encouraged.

For more information and questions, contact NHHS Program Assistant Cynthia Chan at cchan@cfgnh.org or 203.777.7086.