- Champions for Healthy Kids Grant
- Let’s Move Salad Bars to School Grant
- Fuel Up to Play 60 Healthy Lifestyles Grant

Champions for Healthy Kids Grant

Through the Champions for Healthy Kids program, the General Mills Foundation will award 50 grants of $10,000 to organizations working to improve nutrition and physical fitness behaviors for youth (ages 2-18). SPARK Physical Education is a model program for this grant and can provide the resources you need to promote physical activity and healthy eating. Click here for more information and to access the grant application.

Contact SPARK at 1-800-SPARK PE or spark@sparkpe.org. A Program Consultant will ask you a few questions, learn about your current program, and listen to your vision for improving nutrition and physical fitness behaviors in your program. Together, they can help create a program that will WORK and LAST.

Eligibility: Schools, after school programs, daycares, community-based organizations and government agencies
Award Amount: $10,000
Deadline: December 3, 2012

Let’s Move Salad Bars to School Grant

The new National School Lunch Program (NSLP) standards ensures that the 32 million students participating in the program are offered both fruits and vegetables every school day. Using salad bars is one way for schools to implement the new nutrition standards for school lunch.

Any school, public or private, participating in the NSLP can apply for a start-up award to help pay for salad bar equipment. Interested schools can begin the salad bar application process by completing an online application at: www.saladbars2schools.org. The website also offers details about the benefits of salad bars, and resources to help roll out salad bars in schools.

Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools is an initiative of the Food Family Farming Foundation, National Fruit and Vegetable Alliance, United Fresh Produce Association Foundation, and Whole Foods Market to support First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Initiative.

Fuel Up to Play 60 Healthy Lifestyles Grant

The Fuel Up to Play 60 Healthy Lifestyle Grant provides funds to help schools implement a Healthy Eating Play, including a visit to a local supermarket (under the guidance of the supermarket’s registered dietitian or health and wellness professional), and a corresponding physical activity play. Multiple grants of up to $3,000 will be awarded to select applicants.

Schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program and/or the School Breakfast Program and have support/backing from the school principal, district school nutrition director, and school nutrition manager are eligible to apply. Click here for more information and to apply for this funding.

Deadline: Nov. 16, 2012
Funding Opportunities
Nov. 2012