Georgia Shape is providing grant funding and technical assistance to elementary, middle and high schools to improve school health and wellness efforts. Apply today!
Presidential Youth Fitness Program Funding Opportunity
The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition would like to make you aware of the following funding opportunity related to the Presidential Youth Fitness Program:
Enhance Physical Education with the Presidential Youth Fitness Program
Propel physical education with the Presidential Youth Fitness Program. Schools and districts can apply now to receive resources to enhance implementation of the nation’s youth fitness education and assessment program. Eligible schools and districts (10 or more schools) can receive up to $1,000 in resources including software, student recognition items and more! Let’s Move! Active Schools that have completed their school assessment are eligible to receive up to $2,000 in resources. Funding applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. This funding opportunity for schools and school districts is being provided by the National Foundation on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. To learn more and to apply, please visit www.pyfp.org.
Apply for a 2016 Golden Radish Award
Applications are now open for the Golden Radish Award, Georgia’s premier farm to school award. Presented by Georgia’s Departments of Education, Agriculture, Public Health and Georgia Organics, the Golden Radish Award is given to school districts and LEAs who are doing extraordinary work in farm to school.
- Applications are due by June 30, 2016 and the online application is now easier to use and with save and return capability!
- Application details, award criteria, and examples of programs and activities that meet the criteria requirements are available at https://georgiaorganics.org/for-schools/goldenradish.
Questions? Contact Abbie at email@example.com or 404-481-5015.
- Cooking Matters is offering Cooking Matters at the Store mini-grants to partners "desiring to connect families with the skills they need to maximize their food dollars" (deadline, May 13th). The minimum grant amount a partner may request is $1,000 to reach 100 participants.
- An informational webinar is scheduled for Friday, April 8th, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (EDT).
Fuel Up to Play 60
Looking for funding to improve the healthy eating opportunities at your school? Click here for Fuel Up to Play 60 School Nutrition Equipment Grant information.
The Chef Ann Foundation
The Chef Ann Foundation has teamed up with Skoop, a superfoods company committed to bringing the health benefits of superfoods to every American. Together they have launched Project Produce: Fruit and Veggie Grants for Schools. These $2,500 grants assist schools in expanding students’ palates, and encouraging increased consumption of and exposure to fresh produce through engagement in lunchroom education activities that encourage students to taste new vegetables and fruits offered either in a dish, cooked, or raw.
For more information, click on http://www.chefannfoundation.org/programs-and-grants/project-produce/
Healthy Eating Research Releases 2016 Call for Proposals
Healthy Eating Research is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The program supports research on environmental and policy strategies with strong potential to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among groups at highest risk for obesity: black, Latino, American Indian, Asian/Pacific Islander children, and children who live in lower-income communities. Findings are expected to advance RWJF's efforts to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic, eliminate disparities, and help all children achieve a healthy weight. This call for proposals (CFP) is for two types of awards aimed at providing advocates, decision-makers, and policymakers with evidence to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic. The award types are: Round 10 grants and RWJF New Connections grants awarded through the Healthy Eating Research program. Approximately $2.6 million will be awarded under this CFP for the two award types. More information is available here.
Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart Grants (JRFH/HFH)
Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart Grants (JRFH/HFH) Every year, SHAPE America awards grants to JRFH/HFH coordinators to recognize their passion and contribution to the program. The $2,500 grant supports professional development, including a stipend to attend the national convention. Learn more on how to apply for a 2016 grant.
The Herb Society of America's Donald Samull Classroom Herb Garden Grant 2016 - 2017
The Herb Society of America's Donald Samull Classroom Herb Garden Grant 2016-2017 will award four (4) schools each year indoor window sill herb gardens. The classrooms selected will receive three (3) windowsill herb garden kits including pots, soil, see...
Deadline: Oct 01, 2016 (198 days left)
Grant Amount: $200
School Breakfast Grants
Thanks to our school breakfast grants, schools have served more than 25 million new school breakfasts since 2009. Up to 550 schools will receive grant awards ranging from $500 to $5,000 to support increased breakfast participation. Eligible schools may apply to pilot or expand their School Breakfast Programs, including alternative or universal alternative.
LET'S MOVE SALAD BARS TO SCHOOLS
We donate salad bars to schools so that every child across our nation has daily access to fresh fruits and vegetable
Get a Salad Bar! Tailored just for you – resources and tools for getting a salad bar grant.
Home Depot's Building Healthy Communities Grant Program
Grants, up to $2,500, are now available to registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, public schools or tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. who are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Grants are made in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase or tools or materials.
NOTE: The last day to submit applications in 2015 is December 31. The program will reopen on February 1, 2016.
Justin J. Watt Foundation
The Justin J. Watt Foundation mission is to provide after school athletic opportunities for middle school aged children. Funding to be used for uniforms; safety equipment like helmets, pads, and wrestling or cheerleading mats; balls, bats, nets, and other equipment vital to the sport; and storage equipment. Applications are reviewed quarterly (March, June, September, and December).
Award Amount: amount varies
Due date: rolling deadline