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Georgia Shape School Physical Activity and Nutrition Grants

Georgia Shape will award grants to public elementary, middle, and high schools to expand and enhance their physical activity and nutrition efforts to improve outcome measures associated with the Georgia School Health and Physical Education Act and nutritional guidelines outlined by the USDA’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HKFKA) and other related federal laws.  Schools may apply for funding to address the nutrition requirements OR the nutrition and physical activity requirements of these acts. Apply online here.  The deadline for applications is September 4, 2015.

 

United States Environmental Protection Agency

The United States Environmental Protection Agency invites communities to apply for a new round of technical assistance from Local Foods, Local Places. The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on September 15, 2015. Please be sure to read the Announcement of Federal Assistance for Sustainable Communities on their Local Foods, Local Places. Click here to apply.

 

County Mini-Grant Award Application Due June 15th

Encourage your community to “Move More” using a mini-grant from Walk Georgia! Download the APPLICATION HERE then sign, scan, and email the completed application to Maria Bowie at walkga@uga.edu. You may also fax the signed copy to 706-542-0944, attention: Maria Bowie. Funding will be awarded in July to support Fall/Winter 2015 Walk Georgia local efforts, including kick-off events, participant incentives and recognition ceremonies.

 

"Walk Georgia Mini Grants Available Now!"

 

 

Download the WALK Georgia County Mini-Grant Award Application (Summer 2015)

 

 

 $1K - $5K to Get Your K-5 Students Moving!

Would you like to receive $1,000 - $5,000 to fund quality Physical Education/Activity programs for your K-5 students? If so, FOCUSED FITNESS would love to help you apply for the KIDS in the GAME GO! Grant funding opportunity! 

 

How can FOCUSED FITNESS help? Since 2001, we've been assisting schools and districts with successful grant projects and standards-based Physical Education/Activity programs, software, and professional development.

 

We have created 3 different Grant Project Templates to help you get started on this funding opportunity! For more information or assistance with this grant, please call us at 509.327.3181 X103 or email us at info@focusedfitness.org.

 

Who should apply? Public or charter schools with little to no organized physical activity that are enrolled (or are willing to enroll) in Let' Move! Activie Schools. Applications are due by June 1, 2015.

 

Apply for the Kids in the Game GO Grant

Since 2001, Focused Fitness has been creating and helping schools and districts implement standards-based quality physical education/activity programs, software, and professional development that foster comprehensive physical activity environments for students. There are three different projects to choose from for the GO Grant initiative, utilizing the resources approved by Kids in the Game for this grant and aligned to SHAPE America’s National Standards and CCSS: 


Project 1 is the
FIVE FOR LIFE® Basic Program – a K-5, articulated Physical Education Curriculum aimed to deliver activity-based fitness and health academic content, intentional fitness, motor skills, and social/emotional development. WELNET® is a web-based software program, aligned with FIVE FOR LIFE®, which enables schools to collect and report vital fitness and health data to support quality activity. In addition, numerous academic content videos and Brain and Body Boosts© provide movement and learning opportunities for students in classrooms.

Projects 2 and 3 are intended to help school systems and community partners enhance physical activity programs and student learning through the use of the FAB 5® After School Program and FAB 5® ELF Early Learner Fitness Program.”


For more information or assistance in
writing this grant, please call 509.327.3181. Use the templates provided online to aid you in preparing your application at GRANT PROJECT TEMPLATES

 

Emory University Department of Pediatrics

Emory University's Department of Pediatrics is offering round 5 of a funding opportunity for schools and communities for planning to implement school-based health centers.  Click here for the full announcement and application.  The deadline for applications is May 20

 

2015-2016 School Breakfast Grants 

Thanks to our school breakfast grants, more than 25 million new school breakfasts have been served through December 2014. Through our partners Kellogg Company, Kellogg Company Fund, and the Walmart Foundation, Action for Healthy Kids announces School Breakfast Grants for the 2015-2016 school year. Eligible schools may apply to pilot or expand their School Breakfast Programs, including alternative breakfast, or pilot universal school breakfast. Grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 are available. Applications accepted through May 1, 2015. Learn more about School Breakfast Programs and other resources we provide. Follow these steps to apply. 

 

Every Kid Healthy

CSX Transportation's How Tomorrow Moves Campaign

Thanks to CSX Transportation's How Tomorrow Moves Campaign, Every Kid Healthy Grants are available in select states (AL, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, NC, NY, OH, PA, WV). Every Kid Healthy Grants provide physical activity grants with an optional nutrition component to support becoming recognized as a health-promoting school. Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 are available. Schools funded in previous grant years are eligible for sustainability grants of $500. Applications accepted through May 1, 2015.

Award Amount: up to $2,500

Deadline: May 1, 2015

For More Information, Click Here - See more at: http://www.sparkpe.org/grants/grantfunding-resources/#sthash.vAVvKlez.dpuf

 

Farm to School

USDA

On an annual basis, USDA awards up to $5 million in competitive grants for training, supporting operations, planning, purchasing equipment, developing school gardens, developing partnerships, and implementing farm to school programs. Planning grants range from $20,000 - $45,000 and Implementation grants range from $65,000 - $100,000. For both types of grants, the applicant must provide at least 25 percent of the costs of the grant project. Proposals are due May 20, 2015.

Award Amount: $20,000 - $100,000

Deadline: May 20, 2015

For More Information, Click Here - See more at: http://www.sparkpe.org/grants/grantfunding-resources/#sthash.vAVvKlez.dpuf

 

GO! Grant

Kids in the Game

Jumpstart more movement at your elementary school with the GO! Grant. $1,000-$5,000 GO! Grants (Mini PEP Grants) support more minutes on the move before, during, and after school through funds and gear for new classroom and playground programs. Eligible schools include: Schools that are enrolled or willing to enroll in Let?s Move! Active Schools; Schools with little to no organized physical activity; and Public or charter schools only. Applications are due on June 1.

Award Amount: $1,000 - $5,000

Deadline: June 1, 2015

For More Information, Click Here - See more at: http://www.sparkpe.org/grants/grantfunding-resources/#sthash.vAVvKlez.dpuf

 

Regional Grants

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente offers multiple areas of grant opportunities. Regional grants are made available near the locations of Kaiser Permanente regional offices. The regions listed are Northern California, Southern California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Mid-Atlantic, and Northwest. From a broad perspective, the organization states that successful grant applicants fit within Kaiser Permanente?s funding priorities with work that examines social determinants of health and/or addresses the elimination of health disparities and inequities. Funding priority areas include community health initiatives, safety net partnerships, care for low-income people, and developing and disseminating knowledge but do differ by region and sub-region, so be sure to consult the region and sub-region relevant to your specific target population's location.

Award Amount: Varies by state

Deadline: Varies by state

For More Information, Click Here - See more at: http://www.sparkpe.org/grants/grantfunding-resources/#sthash.vAVvKlez.dpuf

 

Fuel Up to Play 60

National Dairy Council and the National Football League

Funding is available to K-12 schools enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60. The competitive, nationwide funding program can help your school jumpstart and sustain healthy nutrition and physical activity improvements. Funds can be used to conduct in-school promotions focused on creating a healthier school and to implement Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Plays. Funds can also be used for professional development, nutrition education materials, and physical education equipment & materials. Deadlines are June 16, 2015.

Award Amount: $4,000

Deadline: June 16, 2015

For More Information, Click Here - See more at: http://www.sparkpe.org/grants/grantfunding-resources/#sthash.vAVvKlez.dpuf

 

Voices for Healthy Kids Request for Award

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, American Heart Association

Voices for Healthy Kids is a new collaboration between the American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation working to engage, organize and mobilize people to improve the health of their communities and reverse the childhood obesity epidemic. Voices for Healthy Kids Strategic Campaign Fund is awarding grants with a mix of lobbying and non-lobbying resources to support strategic issue advocacy campaigns focused on fighting childhood obesity through state, local, and tribal public policy campaigns aligned with the Voices for Healthy Kids policy priorities. Six awards for up to a maximum of $90,000 per award is available for 501(c)(3) organizations to support strategic issue advocacy campaigns focused on fighting childhood obesity aligned with six advocacy priorities. Applications will be evaluated by an independent review committee and announcement of awards will be made approximately 6-8 weeks after submission.

Award Amount: $90,000

Deadline: Rolling

For More Information, Click Here  - See more at: http://www.sparkpe.org/grants/grantfunding-resources/#sthash.vAVvKlez.dpuf

 

 2015-2016 Every Kid Healthy Grants 

Every Kid Healthy Grants — Thanks to CSX Transportation's How Tomorrow Moves Campaign, Every Kid Healthy Grants are available in select states (AL, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, NC, NY, OH, PA, WV). Every Kid Healthy Grants provide physical activity grants with an optional nutrition component to support becoming recognized as a health-promoting school. Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 are available. Schools funded in previous grant years are eligible for sustainability grants of $500. Applications accepted through May 1, 2015. 

Steps to apply.

 

 

Good Sports and Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation Donate More Than $119,000 Worth of Fitness Equipment to Youth Sports Programs Across Georgia!

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Out-of-School Time Program grants are available through the National Recreation and Park Association!

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is pleased to announce the availability of grant funds from the Walmart Foundation to support children's health through park and recreation out-of-school time programs. Grants in 2015 will focus on four main goals:

  1. Increase the number of healthy meals children in low-income communities receive through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) during out-of-school times;

  2. Provide evidence-based, age appropriate nutrition literacy to children that creates behavior change by teaching the importance of healthy eating;

  3. Implement nutrition standards that increase access to healthier foods and support a healthy eating environment; and

  4. Promote meal and program efficiencies that will reduce costs, maximize existing resources, decrease food waste, and lead to more sustainable meal programs.

    Click to visit nrpa.org website


USDA Announces Farm To School Grants

Congrats Tift County Georgia!
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ING Unsung Heroes Program Invites K-12 Educators to Apply for 2015 Class Project Awards

Through its Unsung Heroes awards program, financial services company ING annually recognizes K-12 educators in the United States for their innovative teaching methods, creative educational projects, and ability to positively influence the children they teach.Each year, one hundred educators are selected to receive awards of $2,000 each to help fund their innovative class projects. At least one award will be granted in each of the fifty United States, provided one or more qualified applications are received from each state. Of the one hundred finalists, three will be selected for additional financial awards. First place will receive $25,000; second place will receive $10,000; and the third-place winner will receive $5,000. All awards must be used to further the projects within the school or school system.All K-12 education professionals are eligible to apply. Applicants must be employed by an accredited K-12 public or private school located in the U.S. and be a full-time educator, teacher, principal, paraprofessional, or classified staff member working on a project with demonstrated effectiveness in improving student learning. 

 

Previous recipients of ING Unsung Heroes awards are not eligible to apply for another award.Complete program guidelines, the application form, and information on previously funded projects are available at the ING website. 


Baseball Tomorrow Fund Invites Applications from Youth Baseball and Softball Programs

The Baseball Tomorrow Fund is a joint initiative of Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association.BTF awards grants to nonprofit organizations involved in the operation of youth baseball and softball programs and facilities. The funds may be used to finance a new program, expand or improve an existing program, undertake a new collaborative effort, or obtain facilities or equipment necessary for youth baseball or softball programs. Grants are intended to provide funding for incremental programming and facilities for youth baseball and softball programs, not for normal operating expenses or as a substitute for existing funding or fundraising activities.BTF does not specify a maximum grant award; however, the average grant amount is approximately $40,000.To be eligible, applicants must be a nonprofit and tax-exempt organization involved in the operation of youth baseball and/or softball programs and facilities. Organizations operating in the U.S. and international locations are eligible to apply.

 

Visit the BTF website for complete program guidelines, an FAQ, information about past recipients, and application instructions.


KaBOOM! Invites Applications for Community Playground Grants

KaBOOM! is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to saving play for America's children by creating great playspaces through community participation and leadership. KaBOOM! is accepting applications for playground grants through Build It with KaBOOM!, a program that provides eligible communities with funds, tools, and resources they need to build a custom-made playground in one day. 

Click here to apply. 


Bright from the Start's Farm to Preschool Grant

Bright from the Start is excited to announce a Farm to Preschool grant, available to child care centers located in Barrow, Clarke, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Jackson, Newton, Rockdale, and Walton counties that participate in CACFP and have not participated in the Caregivers Promoting Healthy Habits program in the past. Apply today! 

Click here to apply. 

 

 

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