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2014-2015 School Grants for Healthy Kids (Select States)

Type: Foundations
Source: Action for Healthy Kids
Program: 2014-2015 School Grants for Healthy Kids (Select States)
Eligibility:

Schools that are eligible must serve grades K-12 and must
participate in the National School Lunch Program and the National
School Breakfast Program. 

Depending on the grant you are applying for, your school must
have a free/reduced priced meal eligibility equal to or greater
than

:• School Breakfast Program Creation or Expansion
Grants: 50%

• Universal School Breakfast Pilot Grants: 60%

• Physical Activity Grants: All schools are eligible to
apply. Schools with greater than 50% of students eligible for
free/reduced priced meals may receive priority




Which states are eligible to apply for the 2014-2015 School
Grants for Healthy Kids?

• School Breakfast Program Creation or Expansion
Grants

All states can apply for grant funds for school breakfast
programs for expansion or pilot of alternative breakfast models
(i.e., Breakfast in the Classroom; Grab and Go, Breakfast after 1st
Period; or other alternative location or method of serving
breakfast) and/or Universal Breakfast.



• Universal School Breakfast Grant: 

Select states (CA, CO, CT, DC/MD/VA, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MA,
MI, MN, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TX, WA) can apply for grant funds
for piloting or expanding Universal Breakfast to 2 or 3 schools
within a district.



• Physical Activity Grants

Select states (AL, DC/MD, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, NY, OH, WV)
can apply for grant funds to support physical activity in
schools.

Purpose:

Through partners CSX Transportation, Kellogg Company,
Kellogg’s Company Fund, and the Walmart
Foundation, Action for Healthy Kids is pleased to release
its School Grants for Healthy Kids opportunities
for the 2014-2015 school year.  Around 1,000 schools will be
awarded funds ranging from $500 to $5,000 to support school
breakfast and physical activity programs. Funded schools will
also receive expertise and people power to help implement a
successful project that leads to sustainable change. 
  


Award amounts will be based on building enrollment, project
type, potential impact, and a school’s ability to mobilize
parents and students around school wellness
initiatives. Grants are available in select
states .


Deadline: 08-31-2014
Award Min: $500.00
Award Max: $5,000.00
Quantity: Unknown
Period: One year.
Additional
Information
:
If you have any questions about our 2014-2015 grant
opportunities, please contact your AFHK State Coordinator or email:
Schoolgrants@ActionforHealthyKids.org



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