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Healthy Schools Initiative Grants - Mini Grants

Grants to California Students, Schools Staff, and Parent Groups
in Eligible Areas for Student-Centered Health and Wellness Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Sequoia Healthcare District (SHD)

Deadline Date:

04/01/19

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,500 to California students, student groups, clubs, school staff, parent groups, and afterschool program staff associated with a public pre-kindergarten, elementary, middle, and high school in eligible areas to promote health and wellness in the school community. Funding is intended to support student-centered programs implemented in a classroom or school-wide. Priority will be given to projects that focus on the following areas: oral health, stress and emotional health, preventative health care, sexual health, nutrition and physical activity, and alcohol and other drug abuse.

Eligible projects will propose appropriate, relevant and creative ideas that contribute to the health of their school community.

Preference will be given to youth-led projects, creative and innovative programs that utilize multimedia, demonstrate collaboration with other groups and academic departments, and show consideration of ways to sustain the initiative beyond grant funding.

Eligible areas include the zip codes of 94027 (Atherton), 94002 (Belmont), 94025 (Menlo Park), 94028 (Portola Valley), 94061, 94063, 94065 (Redwood City/Redwood Shores), 94070 (San Carlos), 94062 (Woodside), and 94025 (part of Ravenswood).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185094

Estimated Size of Grant:

Eligible candidates can apply for up to $1,500 for a single initiative.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Students/student groups/clubs, school staff, parent groups, and afterschool program staff within any public pre-k, elementary, middle, and high school, as well as any school-based afterschool programs in the eligible areas, are encouraged to apply. All student projects must be associated with a sponsoring school and have a teacher advisor or other adult advisor.

Funding will not be awarded to support existing programs, private for-profit pre-k, and afterschool programs, or fundraising endeavors.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis until funding runs out or until April 1. Applications are reviewed and decisions made within 30 days of receipt of your application and funding will be available within days of approval of your project.

Staff information: http://www.seqhd.org/staff/

Healthy Schools Initiative: http://www.seqhd.org/hsi/

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://seqhd.versaic.com/login

Karen Li, Director of School Health/HeartSafe
650.421.2155 Ext. 204
kli@seqhd.org

Jenny Bratton, Program Coordinator
(650) 421-2155 Ext. 207
jbratton@seqhd.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: Eligible areas include the zip codes of 94027 (Atherton), 94002 (Belmont), 94025 (Menlo Park), 94028 (Portola Valley), 94061, 94063, 94065 (Redwood City/Redwood Shores), 94070 (San Carlos), 94062 (Woodside), and 94025 (part of Ravenswood).