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South Carolina Wellness Inspired School Environments (WISE) Grants

Sponsor
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina Foundation
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Purpose

Wellness Inspired School Environments (WISE) Grants provide funding for schools in South Carolina to help them develop policies and programs to support physical activity and healthy eating.

Projects must address:

  • School health and safety policies and environment
  • Health education
  • Physical education and other physical activity programs
  • Nutrition services
  • Health promotion for staff
  • Family and community involvement

Visit the Alliance for a Healthier Generation website for project examples.

Funding priority will be given to schools:

  • With federal Title I status, which is designated to schools with higher percentages of children from low-income families
  • That are participating in the SC FitnessGram System and have a current, signed MOA with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control
Eligibility

All public or private, nonprofit K-12 schools in South Carolina are eligible to apply.

Schools must have completed the Alliance for a Healthier Generation online assessment within the past 12 months and have completed or updated a corresponding AHG Wellness Action Plan within the past 12 months.

Geographic coverage
South Carolina
Amount of funding

According to a table on the program website, funds range from $2,000 to $8,000 per school based on the number of students and Title 1 status.

Application process

A link to application instructions is available on the program website. To apply, follow the instructions on the How to Apply section of the program website.

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



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