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School Grants for Healthy Kids - Game On Grant

Grants to Alabama and Michigan K-12 Schools in Eligible Areas
to Increase Physical Activity and Healthy Eating for Students

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK)

Deadline Date:

09/14/18 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Grants of $1,000 and in-kind support to Alabama and Michigan K-12 schools in eligible counties for programs and initiatives that increase student engagement in physical activity and that promote healthy eating habits for students. Funded schools will also receive individualized support to help implement a successful project that leads to sustainable change.

Select states are eligible to apply: Alabama (specific counties only) and Michigan (specific county)
- AL: Eligible counties include Dekalb, Etowah, St. Clair, Cherokee, Calhoun, Cleburne, Talladega, Clay, and Randolph
- MI: Eligible county is St. Clair

Action for Healthy KidsĀ® is a nationwide grassroots network mobilizing school professionals, families and communities to take actions that improve school foods, nutrition education, physical activity and physical education for all students. Through funding opportunities, expert technical assistance, and its flagship program, Game On, Action for Healthy Kids supports schools in becoming healthier places where children thrive.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179725

Estimated Size of Grant:

Game On grants provide $1,000 in funding and support for physical activity and nutrition initiatives.

Term of Contract:

Programs are to take place during the 2018-2019 school year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Select states are eligible to apply: Alabama (specific counties only) and Michigan (specific county)
- AL: Eligible counties include Dekalb, Etowah, St. Clair, Cherokee, Calhoun, Cleburne, Talladega, Clay, and Randolph
- MI: Eligible county is St. Clair

Pre-Application Information:

Important dates:

- Monday, August 14, 2018: School portal opens to accept applications
- Friday, September 14, 2018: Applications due (no deadline extensions)
- Monday, October 1, 2018: Awarded schools notified
- Friday, October 12, 2018: School Terms and Conditions (including 5-person School Health Team contact information) due from awarded schools

For more information about Game On grants, go to:
http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/game-on

Contact Information:

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

Click here to access the online School Portal to submit the official application: https://afhkschoolportal.force.com/AFHK_Communities_Login

GameOn@actionforhealthykids.org
SchoolGrants@ActionforHealthyKids.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama: Dekalb, Etowah, St. Clair, Cherokee, Calhoun, Cleburne, Talladega, Clay, and Randolph Counties;   Michigan: St. Clair County