Thursday, March 16, 2017

"Game on Grant" Deadline Approaching


California School Wellness Initiatives with a 2017-2018 School Grant

Information from California Action for Healthy Kids-Katia Ahmed

Calling all California schools. Does your school need funding for school health and wellness initiatives?  Need help with your application? Contact your state coordinator, Katia Ahmed, to help you submit a successful application.

Apply for a Game

On ($500 or $1,000), Game On for Parents ($500 or $1,000) and/or School Breakfast ($500 - $3,000) grant for the 2017-2018 school year. These grants will help you increase physical activity opportunities (PE, recess, classroom energizers, before/after school programming, etc.), improve nutrition initiatives (nutrition education, school gardens, taste tests, healthy celebrations, etc.), engage parents in school wellness and increase breakfast participation (Breakfast in the Classroom, Grab and Go, Second Chance Breakfast, etc.). Deadline to apply is April 7, 2017. Note: For the majority of Game On for Parents grants, priority will be given to schools within 15 miles of an ALDI store.