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Grants to San Diego County, California K-12 Schools to Promote Nutrition and Enhance Athletics Facilities

Chargers Champions School Grant Program


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Funding Source
Chargers Champions
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Geographic Focus
USA: California

Important Dates
Deadline: 04/22/16 Postmarked Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $75,000 to San Diego County, California public and private K-12 schools to improve athletic and nutrition programs. Public school applicants must obtain pre-approval to apply. Funding is awarded according to financial need for various projects such as outdoor fitness trails, weight rooms, running tracks or equipment.


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Additional Eligibility Criteria
This grant is open to all public and private schools in San Diego County.

Public schools must meet the legal compliance of the Education Code Minute Mandate for physical education:

-Elementary Schools: 200 minutes within every ten days.
-Secondary School: 400 minutes within every ten days.
-Private schools must provide verification of physical education programs of comparable length.
-Elementary schools must have a teacher with an appropriate credential in physical education to apply.

Additional Geographic Information:

San Diego County

Pre-Application Information
San Diego Unified School District applicants must obtain pre-approval prior to submitting an application.

Applications must be postmarked by April 22, 2016, in order to receive consideration.

Mail applications to:

Chargers Champions School Grant Program
P.O. Box 609609
San Diego, CA 92160

The Selection Team then reviews each remaining application on its own merits and selects a group of finalists. After the finalists have been selected, site visits are scheduled to ensure accuracy of grant applications before finalizing decisions on grant awards.

Estimated Size of Grant
-High Schools: Up to $75,000.
-Middle Schools: Up to $40,000.
-Elementary Schools: Up to $30,000.

Contact Information
Scott Giusti
(619) 725-7126

RFP & Supporting Documents
Full Grant Text RFP

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