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Grants to Oregon K-8 Schools to Promote Physical Activity for Disadvantaged Students

ELIGIBILITY:

Geographic Focus

USA: Oregon

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Oregon Active School Grants

Northwest Health Foundation


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #163441

Grant Description

Grants of $3,000 to Oregon elementary and middle schools serving disadvantaged students to provide opportunities for physical activity before, during and after the school day. Funds may cover the cost of program and related equipment, professional development and training materials, and posters, newsletters and other marketing materials.

Grants may be used for programs you are already implementing, as long as they directly support your Action Plan.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible schools serve grades K-8 where more than 70% of students qualify for free or reduced-priced lunch and where less than 65% of students met 3rd grade reading benchmark, or are identified as State Priority and Focus schools.

All eligible schools are identified on this map: http://bit.ly/1MM0jIf

Not Funded:
-Salaries for school/district employees
-One-time activities and events, unless they are clearly linked to creating sustainable active school environments
-Activities/items covered under the school’s general fund
-Traditional classroom curricula
-Activities that benefit only some students (e.g. competitive sports teams

Pre-Application Information:

Application Process:

1) Sign your school up at: https://myactiveschool.letsmoveschools.org/

2) Complete an assessment of your school’s current physical activity environment.

3) Work on your Action Plan.

4) Register a new user account here: http://bit.ly/1jv4GfD

5) Submit a new grant application: http://bit.ly/1LWBsfL

Grants will be made within 4-5 weeks of receiving your completed Oregon Active Schools application.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

$3,000

Term of Contract:

1 - 2 years.

Contact Information:

Eduardo Moreno, Health and Education Officer
971.230.1293
eduardo@northwesthealth.org

Northwest Health Foundation
221 NW Second Avenue, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97209

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