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School Grant and Awards Program

Grants and Awards to Pennsylvania and West Virginia K-12 Schools
and School Nurses to Support Healthier Educational Environments

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Highmark Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/31/20

Description:

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Grants and awards to Pennsylvania and West Virginia K-12 schools and school nurses in eligible regions for activities that foster healthier educational environments. Grant funding is intended for health-related programs, with priority given to programs that align with the following areas of focus: bullying prevention, environmental health, healthy eating, physical activity, and school-based health. Awards are intended to provide school nurses with opportunities for professional development or school resources.

Types of Funding:

  • School Grant Program funding supports evidence-based programs that address the following priority areas: bullying prevention, environmental health, healthy eating, physical activity, and school-based health.
  • Advancing Excellence in School Nursing Awards recognize the important role school nurses play in adolescent health and wellness. Awardees will be presented this honor, accompanied by funds to be used for professional development or school resources.
  • Supportive Services Health Grants are part of a strategy to support economically disadvantaged school districts and high-needs schools with financial assistance to meet basic health requests. Schools must meet strict criteria to be eligible. Child Health and Wellness grants will be awarded to schools to assist with the purchase of items impacting students' supportive, social, and health needs. School Equipment and Supplies Challenge grants will match funds for the purchase of specialized equipment or supplies that enable school nurses to better perform their valuable services. Proof of matching funds from other sources must be included in the application.

Opportunities the Foundation seeks to fund include:

  • Professional development programs that impart timely knowledge and know-how that school leaders and others need to take student wellness efforts to the next level. 
  • School recognition initiatives that highlight and acknowledge schools for making lasting, systemic change. Exploring incentives and formal recognition opportunities to foster impetus among schools to increase and deepen their efforts.
  • Resources and tools that can help schools implement strategies to improve children's health.
  • Publication and dissemination of research to inform schools about the effectiveness and impact of our work and best practices.

Information about priority areas can be found at https://www.highmarkfoundation.org/whatwedo/schools.shtml.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179540

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$450,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

- School Grant Program: Schools are eligible for grants up $7,500.
- Advancing Excellence in School Nursing awards: Awardees will be presented with $1,500 to be used for professional development or school resources.

Supportive Services Health Grants:
- Child Health and Wellness Grants: Provide up to $1,000
- Equipment and Supplies Challenge Grant: Match of up to $2,500 for the purchase of necessary items.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are available to Pennsylvania and West Virginia Schools (Public, private, parochial and charter schools, and vocational high schools).

Pre-Application Information:

All applications must be submitted online by March 31, 2020.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:
https://highmarkfoundationrfp.versaic.com/login

If you have questions, please contact:
Cathy McAlister
Highmark Health
304-347-7754
cathy.mcalister@highmarkhealth.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Pennsylvania: Excluding Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties;   West Virginia

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