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The #MadeToMove Grant Program from Unilever’s Degree Deodorant and Blue Zones is a competitive funding opportunity to assist communities in advancing active transportation through local project development, implementation and supporting policies. With the ultimate goal of promoting more walkable, bikeable, transit-friendly environments for all ages, incomes and abilities, this funding opportunity will be awarded to five mid-sized communities (100,000 – 300,000) in the United States. Each winning community will receive $100,000 total towards the grant: $10,000 for planning efforts and $90,000 for implementation, in addition to technical assistance from the Blue Zones Built Environment team. The awarded communities will receive program orientation, training, coaching and program building support from Dan Burden and Mark Fenton (among others), two of the nation’s top specialists in helping communities become more livable, walkable and bicycle friendly.