Georgia Shape is providing grant funding and technical assistance to elementary, middle and high schools to improve school health and wellness efforts. Apply today!
New Funding Opportunity from Target. Target is awarding up to $5 million this school year to U.S. schools as part of an initiative to promote health and activity for kids in their learning environment. Public school students in grades K-12 are invited to think up and develop projects that will help them to live healthier and more active lives, at school and beyond. Apply today!
Fire Up Your Feet 2016. Is a core program of Safe Routes to School National Partnership. We're a fun, easy and FREE program that provides cash awards for schools, with a special focus on health, wellness and physical activity. K-8 schools in the Metro Atlanta area can earn a portion of more than $190K in cash awards to during our two Activity Challenges next school year. Please mark your calendar for the 2016 Fall Activity Challenge, which takes place from October 1-31, 2016. 2017 Spring Activity Challenge dates are TBD.
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Target Field Trip Grants. Some of the best learning opportunities happen outside the classroom. Target's Field Trip Grants help make it possible for schools to give their students these unique learning opportunities. As part of the program, Target stores award Field Trips Grants to K-12 schools nationwide. Weach grant is valued up to $700. Consider applying for a grant to take students to a farm, farmers market or other food production site. Applications are due Ocober 1, 2016. Learn more here.
The President's Council on Fitness. Sports and Nutrition has announced a funding opportunity - Enhance 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. (applications will be considered until funds are exhausted.
The U.S. Soccer Foundation awards grants on both an annual basis (Program grants) and through a rolling process (Safe Places to Play grants) to support soccer programs and field-building initiatives nationwide. Apply today for fall projects!. http://ussoccerfoundation.org/grants/
CDC Releases Funding Opportunity Announcement to Target Obesity
CDC released the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) "Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas to Boost Prevention (DP16-1613)," which will award approximately $1.7 million per year to three Land Grant Colleges and Universities located in states with counties that have an adult obesity prevalence of over 40 percent. The FOA will support awardees to conduct intervention strategies through existing cooperative extension and outreach services at the county level to improve physical activity and nutrition, reduce obesity, and prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Applications are due Aug. 2, and the anticipated award date is Sept. 1.
CHOICES Partnership and Funding Opportunity
The Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost Effectiveness Study (CHOICES) at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health is now accepting applications from state, city, and county health agencies to partner together to examine the cost effectiveness of selected childhood obesity initiatives. The expected impact of this partnership will be to engage decision makers and promote discussion and action to ensure that more of our scarce local, state, and national public health resources are directed towards more cost-effective interventions. Local health agencies representing one of three geographic areas are eligible to apply:
- large cities (with populations of 500,000 or more);
- large counties (with populations of 1 million or more).
The partnership will run from October 2016 to September 2017, and the CHOICES team intends to fund up to six health agencies during this 12 month project period. Monetary assistance will be available (contingent upon funding) at an expected average of $50,000 per awardee. Note that the size of the award may vary based on project scope and awardees. More information on CHOICES is available at www.choicesproject.org. You can download the full application and FAQ for complete details.
June 1, 2016 – Application available [click to download application]
July 14, 2016 12:00 PM EST – FAQ Webinar
[https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/#/meetings/joinbynumber] Please join via Webex using Meeting Number 194 970 751. Audio is available through your computer or via phone at 1-415-655-0001; Access Code 194 970 751. Please allow several minutes for your computer to download the Webex software if necessary. Please select one person to participate in the call as a representative for your agency as space is limited.
August 5, 2016 5:00 PM EST – Application due
August 31, 2016 – Awardees notified
President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition
The President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition has announced a funding opportunity - Enhance 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. (applications will be considered until funds are exhausted.
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.
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