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Presidential Youth Fitness Program (PYFP)

In-Kind Grants to USA Public Schools to
Implement a National Youth Fitness Program

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Foundation / Corporation

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National Fitness Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/02/18 Noon ET


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In-kind grants of fitness equipment and training materials valued at up to $1,000 to USA schools and school districts to encourage participation in a national physical fitness program for students. Districts with more than ten schools must first contact program staff.

Supplemental resources include:
- Virtual and in-person trainings
- Supporting texts
- Assessment equipment
- Student recognition items

Schools with a completed School Health Index (SHI) or SHI-based assessment through the Healthy Schools Program or Action for Healthy Kids or the Fuel Up to
Play 60 School Wellness Investigation will receive priority consideration. Note: SHI MUST be completed before the application is submitted.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 133815

Estimated Size of Grant:

Schools may request up to $1,000 in resources.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Funding Eligibility Requirements:
- Schools must employ a certified physical educator on a full or part-time basis.

- Individual responsible for using the resources (physical educator) must have completed or will complete the Getting Started with the Presidential Youth Fitness Program online training or at least one module from the Empowering Fitness Education Champions (e.g., PYFP in-person training) no later than the application closing date (noon ET on March 2, 2018). A certificate of completion for those completing the in-person training must be emailed by noon ET on March 2, 2018.

- Schools funded through the 2016 or 2017 Presidential Youth Fitness Program grant opportunity are not eligible.

Priority will be given to schools in the following order, regardless of the date of submission:
- Title 1 status with at least 60% free/reduced lunch that have completed the School Health Index (SHI) and have not been funded through the 2016 or 2017 PYFP grant opportunity.

- Title 1 schools that have completed the SHI and have not been funded through the 2016 or 2017 PYFP grant opportunity.

- Non-Title 1 Schools that have a completed SHI and have not been funded through the 2016 or 2017 PYFP grant opportunity.

- Title 1 schools that have not completed the SHI and have not been funded through the 2016 or 2017 PYFP grant opportunity

Remaining applications will be considered in sequential order based on date of application submission until funds are exhausted.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted until noon ET March 2, 2018. Applications will be considered on a first come first serve basis until funds for the 2018 funding round are exhausted or the application period ends.

The physical educator must complete at least one module of training before the application closing date. See Additional Eligibility Criteria above for details.

If there are more than 10 schools in a district interested in funding, please contact the funding source using the Contact Information below. Districts with less than 10 schools applying must complete a separate application for each school.

Schools will not receive a check. The resources provided by the funding opportunity will come directly from the vendor(s) of those resources. Schools may not request resources valued at more than $1,000 (including shipping and, where applicable, tax).

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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