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Kansas Healthy Habits for Life

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation
Deadlines
Oct 8, 2021
Contact

Marlou Wegener
800.432.0216 Ext. 7246
marlou.wegener@bcbsks.com

Purpose

Grants that school staff members in Kansas can use to develop programs that promote healthy lifestyle choices for their K-12 students.

Programs should help youth:

  • Reduce their cardiovascular risk
  • Increase their physical activity
  • Learn healthy eating habits

Program ideas

Eligibility

School nurses, physical education teachers, principals, health or family and consumer science teachers, and other administrators are encouraged to apply. Applications must be signed by the school principal.

Applications are accepted from all counties in Kansas, excluding Johnson and Wyandotte counties.

Geographic coverage
Kansas
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,000
Total funding available: $150,000

Application process

A link to the application form is available on the program website.

Completed applications may be submitted by:

Mail:
Marlou Wegener, COO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation
Mailstop 529B2
1133 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66629-0001

Email:
marlou.wegener@bcbsks.com

Tagged as
Cardiovascular disease · Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Kansas



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