Action for Healthy Kids 2014 Game On! Grants
Game On! The Ultimate Wellness Challenge encourages elementary schools, their staff, students, and the families they serve to incorporate healthy food choices and physical activity into their daily lives and into the culture of their school community. Developed in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, this program, including a step-by-step online guide, provides information and resources needed to host successful school wellness programs. The program offers more than 45 challenges to engage the school and families to Eat Better and Move More. The program includes before/after school, during school, special events and at home options to encourage improved choices regarding nutrition and physical activity throughout the entire day.
With generous funding from Stop and Shop/Giant Food Family Foundation, Action for Healthy Kids is pleased to release its Game On! The Ultimate Wellness Challenge grant opportunities for the 2014 calendar year. Elementary schools can receive technical assistance and $1000 in grant funds to help students eat better and move more. Grant opportunity only open in the following states:
- New Jersey
- New York
To apply for the 2014 Game On! The Ultimate Wellness Challenge grants, please click here.
For more information, join us for a special webinar to learn more about Game On! and the grant opportunity on December 12, 2013 at 3:00 pm ET. Click here to register.
This is a great opportunity to support your school’s wellness efforts with a program that supports nutritional and/or physical activity initiatives AND $1000 in grant funds to support your efforts. Deadline for application is January 10th.
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