Who Are Your Partners?

Cultural Services

Create healthy community partnerships and collaborations.

Look in your own community for organizations eager to partner with you. Some may already be among existing partners and vendors. You’ll be surprised at how eagerly others will jump at the opportunity to join the fun:

  • Smoke-free coalitions
  • Healthy eating and active living partnerships
  • Alcohol- and drug-free community coalitions
  • Breastfeeding coalitions
  • Health and fitness centers
  • Hospitals, medical centers and physicians groups
  • Youth-serving organizations
  • Faith-based organizations and collaboratives
  • Health departments
  • Community foundations
  • Community health workers and champions like Promotores (bilingual and peer supporters)
  • Nonprofits (especially those already working at your event)
  • Local colleges, fraternities, sororities, and clubs
  • Regional occupational programs, dietetic programs
  • Culinary programs
  • Police and sheriff’s departments
  • Food banks and food pantries
  • Schools and Head Start sites
  • Farmers markets - Consider perks for partners who agree to be part of these innovative efforts:
  • Recognition signage and banners throughout the fair
  • Advertising or editorial space in the event program
  • Link from your website to theirs
  • Inclusion in other media promotions
  • Booth space in a community partners sections