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.

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.

To learn more about these grants please visit
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>>

Applications must be submitted online at

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

Stephanie Ekoniak, State Coordinator, Colorado Action for Healthy Kids

by Jon Gallegos, Coordinated School Health

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