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BOKS Activation Grant

Grants to USA Non-Profits & Schools to Implement
Before-School Physical Activity Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Reebok and the Reebok Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/01/14

Description:

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Grants of $1,000 to USA elementary and middle schools and non-profit organizations to implement a before-school physical activity program intended to help get kids moving in a fun way and wake up their bodies for a day of learning. Applications are accepted on a first-come first-served basis from August 1 through October 1, so interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Funds can be used for the following:
-BOKS T-shirts
-Equipment (for BOKS program only)
-Trinkets/incentives
-Trainer stipend
-Travel to BOKS Trainings
-CPR Certification
-Supplies and materials (printing)

BOKS Lead Trainers who sign the BOKS pledge are invited to apply for the BOKS Activation Grant to support the launch of BOKS in their elementary schools.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146618

Number of Grants:

Up to 300.

Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,000

Term of Contract:

Programs must begin by October 15 and take place during the 2014/2015 school year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-All elementary and middle schools and non-profit organizations (such as YMCAs) can apply.
-The school or organization must be located in the United States.
-The BOKS Activation Grant is only for new BOKS programs only.
-Schools that have already run the BOKS program are not eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis from August 1 - October 1, 2014.

Steps to Apply:
1) Please be sure you have reviewed the BOKS website, www.bokskids.org, and the three steps to bring BOKS to your school.
2) After ensuring your school has the time, space, necessary transportation, administrative support and volunteer support, sign the BOKS pledge (http://www.bokskids.org/enroll-school).
3) Once the pledge is signed and your principal confirms his or her approval, you will receive a password to the Trainer Hub and a link to the online BOKS Activation Grant application.

Important deadlines:
-October 1: deadline to apply for a grant
-October 15: deadline to start BOKS
-December 15: deadline to submit requirements for second disbursement

Contact Information:

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

Kathleen Tullie, Executive Director
grants@bokskids.org

BOKS
1895 JW Foster Blvd.
Canton, MA 02021

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