Click on this link from Action for Healthy Kids. Parents for Healthy Kids Grants up to $1,000 are available for K-12 schools across the country and are designed for parents or parent groups (PTAs, PTOs, other) to lead to school-based physical activity and nutrition initiatives and to engage more parents in student and family health.
Click on this link from the National Park and Recreation Association. Thanks to a grant from Disney, the NRPA is excited to continue the Meet Me at the Park program in 2018 and provide additional communities with increased access to inclusive play spaces in local parks for children and families. As part of this program, park and recreation agencies in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories are invited to share their best ideas on increasing access to inclusive play spaces for children and families in underserved communities. Agencies with the most innovative, scalable and impactful project ideas will receive grants to build their projects. Grants up to $30,000.00.
Click on this link to access grants from KaBOOM! KaBOOM! believes kids deserve a childhood filled with the balanced and active play needed to thrive. They are a national non-profit that provides funding for community-built play projects serving high-need community areas that promote their mission.
Click on this link to access the Every Kid Healthy Grant. Thanks to CSX Transportation’s How Tomorrow Moves Campaign, the IU Health Strong Schools Initiative, and Let’s Move! Active Schools, Every Kid Healthy Grants are available in select states. 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 $3,000 are available.
Click this link to access Fuel Up to Play 60. Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council and the NFL, in collaboration with the USDA, to help encourage today’s youth to lead healthier lives. Projects must contain both a healthy eating and physical activity plan (selected from choices called “plays”). Awards of up to $4,000 for K-12 schools are available.
Click this link to access the Smart from the Start Awards, part of the Together Counts program by the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation. The Smart from the Start Awards are designed to encourage preschool teachers to create practical, long-term improvements in nutrition and physical activity at their preschool. Awards: $2,500 mini-grants or one $20,000 Grand Prize award. Also check out the Together Counts by HWCF’s Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes for chance to win either one of their two Grand Prizes, a new playground from Playworld or $30,000 in prizes for your school’s wellness program, or three (3) Runner-Up Prizes, $5,000 in prizes for your school’s wellness programs. Anyone can enter on behalf of your child’s school.
Click on this link to access Lowe’s Toolbox for Education. The Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant program is funded by the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation, which has supported thousands of grassroots community and school projects in the communities where Lowe’s does business. Grants provide support for public and charter schools for upgrades and improvements pertaining to facilities, education, and safety. Awards range from $2,000-$100,000.
Click on this link to access Adventure Capital Grants from GENYOUth Foundation. AdVenture Capital is an entrepreneurial program that asks students to pitch projects for investment. Projects must be school-based efforts that contribute in some way to improving students’ healthy eating and/or physical activity opportunities and participation at school. Rally support from people at your school and in your community – principals, teachers, staff, parents and others – and get them behind building a healthier school and healthier kids.
Click on this link to access Hannaford Charitable Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to invest in creating and sustaining healthy communities in the five-state area of Hannafords. They do so through providing financial support to nonprofit organizations and programs that focus on improvement of the root causes impacting the quality of life for customers, associates, and neighbors. Areas of focus for financial support are Food, Education, and Health. The foundation supports organizations in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York and Vermont. In particular to health, they promote the health of residents in their communities through organizations that provide quality programs focusing on promoting healthy lifestyles and improved care.
Click on this link to access several Nike Grants. Currently, there are 2 open grant cycles. For the Mid-South Cash/ Product Grant serving Tennesee, Arkansas and Mississippi apply for projects that create stronger communities and places where sport and physical activity are a highly-valued part of every kid’s life. For the N7 grant serving Native American and Aboriginal children and youth, apply to support projects that provide early positive experiences through sport and physical activity. Application is due 10/17/2018.