Monday, March 12, 2012

Action for Healthy Kids

Action for Healthy Kids
New grant funding opportunity available for the 2012-13 school year. If you work with any school communities, please share this information through your distribution channels to promote this opportunity.

GRANT INFORMATION:
Action for Healthy Kids is pleased to release its School Grants for Healthy Kids. Up to 25 schools in Colorado will receive funding that will range from $1,000 to $5,000 (average $2,000) to support and develop strong nutrition programs around:
· School Breakfast
· Competitive Foods
· Summer Meals
· Access to Healthy Food
· Nutrition Education

Eligible schools must participate in the National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program; and must have a free/reduced priced meal eligibility greater than 50% to be eligible.

LEARN MORE:
To learn more about these grants please visit http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/upcoming-events/grant-opportunities/school-grants-for-healthy.html
Webinar dates and times:
Tues, Mar 20, 2012 - 3:00 to 4:00pm ET / 12:00 to 1:00pm PT - Register>>
Tues, Mar 27, 2012 - 3:00 to 4:00pm ET / 12:00 to 1:00pm PT - Register>>

APPLY:
Applications must be submitted online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SchoolGrantForHealthyKids

DEADLINE:
The application deadline for this grant opportunity is May 5, 2012.

Sincerely,
Stephanie Ekoniak, State Coordinator, Colorado Action for Healthy Kids
415-577-3217
sekoniak@actionforhealthykids.org
www.ActionforHealthyKids.org/Colorado

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by Jon Gallegos, Coordinated School Health

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