Foundation / Corporation
Fuel Up to Play 60
Grants ranging from $300 to $4,000 to USA K‐12 schools for activities that will lead to lasting healthy changes in the school. Funding is intended for students to engage in fun programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity. Eligible uses of funds include nutrition education materials, kickoff and promotional activities, and staff stipends, including both internal staff and outside professionals such as trainers and speakers.
- Applicants must select one Healthy Eating Play and one Physical Activity Play.
- All applications must contain both Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Plans.
- Fuel Up to Play 60 monies and equipment/goods/services are meant to fund and stimulate activities that lead to lasting change within the school environment.
Please note that technology requests must be supported by a strong case that it is central or essential to the proposed program.
GrantWatch ID#: 176702
Schools are encouraged to request only the amount of money they will need, from a minimum of $300 up to a maximum of $4,000 per year.
Funding should be used by the end of the 2018‐19 school year.
- Funding opportunities are available to any qualified K-12 school enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60. To join the Fuel Up to Play 60 program: https://www.fueluptoplay60.com/about/about-the-program
- Schools must participate in the National School Lunch Program.
- Schools must have a Program Advisor signed up . You may start the application before a Program Advisor is designated, but in order to submit your application, your school must have a Program Advisor signed up. You can sign up to be a Program Advisor directly on the online application or on your Fuel Up to Play 60 Dashboard.
- Schools are eligible to apply if they have received other funding to support health, physical activity and wellness at their school.
- Schools are eligible to apply for Fuel Up to Play 60 Funds if they have received other Fuel Up to Play 60 monies in previous years (from Dairy Council, NFL or other program supporters); however:
The current application must include a plan for activities that are different from and/or build upon past funded initiatives; Applications that duplicate your school’s funded Fuel Up to Play 60 activities from previous years will not be funded; Your school must have submitted all required reporting in order to receive additional funding.
- Schools are eligible to apply even if they have received other funding to support health, physical activity, and wellness at their school.
- Funding requests may only be submitted by schools, not individuals.
- Funding may not be used on food sold at school to students, or to subsidize food or the cost of meals served to students in the school meal programs.
- Funding may not be used to purchase equipment for organized sports teams.
Funds recipient will not use Fuel Up to Play 60 Funds to:
‐ Influence legislation
‐ Influence the outcome of any public election or to carry on, directly or indirectly, any voter
‐ Make any grant to any other individual or organization
‐ Undertake any activity other than for charitable, scientific or educational purposes
The first step to apply will be to select one Healthy Eating Play and one Physical Activity Play from the 2018-2019 Playbook.
View and download the Playbook here:
The 2018 deadlines are:
- Application Opened: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
- Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
- Application Opens: Mid-August 2018
- Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Applicants receive notification of the funding decisions within eight weeks after Funding Deadline. Funding will be disbursed shortly thereafter.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply online:
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