- ING Run For Something Better Grant
- School Grants for Healthy Kids
- Roadmaps to Health: Community Grants
- Community Assessment Grant

ING Run For Something Better Grant

Apply today for the 2012 ING Run for Something Better Grant to receive up to $2,500 to start a new running program OR expand your existing one! National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and ING want to help all of the students in your school build and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle and this program is the way to do it! Last year, 50 schools received this grant and are now running for something better! Running is one of the simplest, most effective and enjoyable forms of physical activity. Yet you do not have to be a runner to implement this program. NASPE and ING can help!

Empower your students to fight obesity before it begins by submitting your easy to use online application today. Visit NASPE’s ING Grant webpage to learn more about the program and gain access to many quality resources that will help get your students moving in school such as lesson plans, physical activity logs, and much more!

The deadline to apply is 11:59 EST, May 15, 2012. Complete by April 15, 2012 and you’ll receive a special ING Run for Something Better gift.

School Grants for Healthy Kids

Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) will award over 500 schools with grants, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, for the 2012 -2013 school year through the School Grants for Healthy Kids program. The grants, designed to help improve school nutrition and provide kids with greater access to healthy foods, are made possible through AFHK’s partnerships with Kellogg’s and the Walmart Foundation.
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Roadmaps to Health: Community Grants

This Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program will support communities in implementing policy or system changes to address one of the social or economic factors that most strongly influence health outcomes in their community including: education, employment and income, family and social support, and community safety. Eligible applicants are organizations that participate in established coalitions or networks that span multiple sectors and perspectives. The deadline for proposals is May 2, 2012. For complete details on the grant, application process and webinar click here.

Community Assessment Grant

The South Dakota Department of Health, Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (OCDPHP) and Nutrition & Physical Activity Program (NPAP) are accepting applications from cities, towns, and communities for community assessment grants. The grant award money (up to $15,000) must be obligated/spent by September 30, 2012 and used specifically for community assessment and planning purposes toward policy and environmental change to promote better health and reduce chronic disease. Having a community assessment completed not only enables implementation of healthy policy, but prepares communities for additional grant opportunities. Deadline for completed proposal is Tuesday May 8, 2012.

Proposal must be submitted by email to:
Lori Oster, Chronic Disease Nurse Consultant & Healthy Communities Liaison
South Dakota Department of Health
(605) 627-3061
Email: RN@osterconsulting.com

Funding Opportunities
April 2012