- 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants
- Healthy Choices Mini-grants
- School Employee Wellness Awards

21st Century Community Learning Center Grants

The Request for Proposal (RFP) for the 2013-14 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants (21st CCLC) will be announced in January 2013. The new application and materials will be posted on the 21st Century Learning Center webpage by Jan. 1, 2013.

Information on the website includes the eligibility requirements, along with the application and other related documents.

To help potential applicants with the process, the 21st CCLC team will host two webinars. The webinars will provide guidance and a chance for questions. While not required, applicants are strongly encouraged to participate in one of the webinars.

Contact Sue Burgard at 605-773-5238, or Jill Cotton at 605-773-4693 with any questions regarding the 21st CCLC grant or application process.

Healthy Choices Mini-grants

South Dakota Department of Education is offering Healthy Choices mini-grants to assist in concession changes within schools. For more information go to http://doe.sd.gov/cans/teamnutrition.aspx#minigrants.

The Healthy Concessions Model Policy and the Munch Code Toolkit are statewide efforts led by the South Dakota Department of Health. The DOH provides free start-up materials and technical assistance for those interested in implementing the Healthy Concessions policy. For more information go to www.healthysd.gov.

To order your kit go to www.munchcode.com and while you’re there play our fun Munch Code game to learn about healthier snack options.

School Employee Wellness Awards

The Directors of Health Promotion and Education (DHPE) program is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 School Employee Wellness Awards Program (SEW). SEW recognizes schools and school districts that demonstrate commitment to the health of their employees by implementing quality school employee wellness programs.

Awardees will receive special recognition for their efforts that include grants to be reinvested in their employee wellness programs (Bronze $250, Silver $500, Gold $1000).

To apply for DHPE's School Employee Wellness Awards Program or to learn more about school employee wellness programs, visit www.dhpe.org/schoolemployeewellness.

Applications must be submitted by Feb. 4, 2013. No paper submissions will be accepted this year.
Funding Opportunities
Jan. 2012