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School Grants for Healthy Kids

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.


While the program is currently inactive, webinars for the next application cycle have been announced. See the application process section below.

Action for Healthy Kids
Apr 6, 2018

School Grants for Healthy Kids awards funding to implement school health and wellness practices that help students eat better, stay physically active, and be better prepared to learn. Funded schools will also receive technical assistance to help implement a successful project that leads to sustainable change.

Priority areas include:

School Breakfast Grants: Funding to include alternative breakfast programs (breakfast in the classroom, grab and go breakfast, breakfast after first period, breakfast on the school bus) and universal breakfast programs

Game On Grants: Available in select states, this program provides physical activity grants with an optional nutrition component to support becoming recognized as a health-promoting school

Parents for Healthy Kids Grants: Funding for parents or parent groups to implement physical activity and nutrition initiatives


Parents, schools, PTO/PTA, or school health and wellness teams can apply for funding.

Priority will be given to schools with greater than 50% of students eligible for free/reduced priced meals.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award Floor: $500
Award Ceiling: $3,000

Application process

While the program is currently inactive, webinars for the next application cycle have been announced. Visit the program website to sign up to be notified when the application cycles open.

Parent-led School Grant webinar
(Registration required)
February 19, 2019
2:00 - 2:45 p.m. Eastern

Game On Grant webinar
(Registration required)
February 20, 2019
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern

Breakfast Grant webinar
(Registration required)
February 21, 2019
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern

When the application cycle is open, follow the steps to apply listed on the program website.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Physical activity · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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