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03/31/21 - for Highmark Foundation School Grants and Advancing Excellence in School Nursing Awards; Supportive Services Health Grants are awarded on a rolling basis.
Grants and awards to Pennsylvania and West Virginia K-12 schools and school nurses in eligible regions to foster a healthy educational environment. Grant funding may be used for programming, the purchase of supplies or equipment, food items, and other health-related expenses while award funding is intended for professional development activities. Eligible applicants are those located in Highmark Foundation's service area.
This effort provides schools with three distinct opportunities for improving health and wellness:
Highmark Foundation School Grants: Schools in Pennsylvania and West Virginia can apply for grants to support the following programmatic health and wellness initiatives: positive school climate, environmental health, healthy eating and physical activity, and school-based health.
Advancing Excellence in School Nursing Awards: Nominate a school nurse in central, northeast, and western Pennsylvania and West Virginia who demonstrate excellence in care, compassion, knowledge, and implementation of best practices. Award recipients will receive a grant to support professional development or health-related supplies or equipment for their school and will be recognized widely through coordinated press releases and social media on National School Nurse Day.
Supportive Service Health Awards: High-needs schools in underserved and disadvantaged communities may apply for grants in the following two categories:
To read more about the Highmark Foundation School Grants, see the following link: https://www.highmarkfoundation.org/pdf/schoolGrantsAwards2021.pdf#page=4
To read more about the Advancing Excellence in School Nursing Awards, see the following link: https://www.highmarkfoundation.org/pdf/schoolGrantsAwards2021.pdf#page=6
To read more about the Supportive Service Health Awards, see the following link: https://www.highmarkfoundation.org/pdf/schoolGrantsAwards2021.pdf#page=8
GrantWatch ID#: 179540
- 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.
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 the Highmark Foundation at 1-866-594-1730 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
120 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1733
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
USA: Pennsylvania: Excluding Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties; West Virginia
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