- Funding Opportunity for Presidential Youth Fitness Program
- Active Schools Acceleration Grants
- School Grants for Healthy Kids
- Fuel Up to Play 60

Funding Opportunity for Presidential Youth Fitness Program

An inaugural funding opportunity to support participation in the Presidential Youth Fitness Program is now available. Applications will be accepted online from April 1 through April 30, 2013.

This funding opportunity supports participation in the Presidential Youth Fitness Program for the 2013–2014 and 2014–15 school years by providing eligible schools with 100% of the elements that make up the three core pillars of the Presidential Youth Fitness Program for Year 1 and 50% matching support for Year 2.

For a school of 500 students, the dollar equivalent for funding is $1,402 for Year 1 and $526 for Year 2. Schools that are selected to receive funding will not receive a check to purchase materials or supplies. The core program elements will be sent directly to the school from the supplier.

See if your school meets the eligibility requirements, as well as the terms and conditions. And get your application started today!

Active Schools Acceleration Grants

Active Schools Acceleration Project (ASAP) is awarding grants totaling $1 million to transform 1,000 elementary schools across the nation into active schools.

Get everything your school needs to jump-start one of three award-winning programs: the 100 Mile Club, BOKS, or Just Move. Participating schools receive: $1,000 seed funding, a game plan to follow, and a support network of champions across the country embarking on the same path.

Teachers, parents, coaches and other school wellness champions who want to expand physical activity opportunities in their school are encouraged to apply. Applications accepted through April 22, 2013. For more information, visit www.ActiveSchoolsASAP.org.

School Grants for Healthy Kids

Action for Healthy Kids is pleased to release its School Grants for Healthy Kids opportunities for the 2013-2014 school year.

Around 400 schools will be awarded funds that will range from $1,000 to $5,000 with significant in-kind contributions from Action for Healthy Kids in the form of people, programs, and school breakfast and physical activity expertise. Action for Healthy Kids will also provide schools with management expertise and support to develop strong alternative and universal breakfast or physical activity programs.

Award amounts will be based on building enrollment, project type, potential impact, and a school's ability to mobilize parents and students around school wellness initiatives.

The school breakfast program creation and/or expansion grant is available to ALL STATES. Click here to learn more.

Fuel Up to Play 60

Up to $4,000 per year is available to any qualifying K-12 school enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60. The competitive, nationwide funding program can help your school jump start and sustain healthy nutrition and physical activity improvements.

The application deadline is June 4, 2013 (If approved for funding, the money will be distributed after June 30, 2013, and will count toward the school’s funding for the 2013-14 school year.) Your school must be enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60 for the 2012-13 school year to be eligible to apply for Funds. Click here to enroll.
Funding Opportunities
April 2013