Foundation / Corporation
Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) and ALDI
Grants of up to $1,000 to USA K-12 schools, parents, and parent groups in eligible states for parent-led programs that promote school-based physical activities or nutrition initiatives. Funding is intended for programs that succeed in engaging more parents in family and student health activities. The purpose of the grant is to provide funds and resources to revamp or introduce fitness or nutrition programs so that all students have access to healthy choices. Funded schools will also receive expertise and people power to help implement a successful project that leads to sustainable change.
Grants are available for K-12 schools in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Washington, DC, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.
The Parents Grants - Nutrition Project - are for parents or parent groups to implement nutrition initiatives. Awarded schools will implement at least one nutrition promotion initiative to advance the school's nutrition environment, including:
- School gardens
- Healthy fundraisers
- Classroom celebrations
- Classroom rewards
- Healthy Food Taste Testing
- Healthy Cooking Classes
- Water Access
- School store
The Parent Grants – Physical Activity Project - are for parents or parent groups to implement physical activity initiatives to help schools complete physical activity initiatives and move closer to becoming health-promoting. Awarded schools will implement at least one physical activity initiative) to increase:
- Physical activity minutes (to at least 30 minutes per day or by 10% if minutes are
already more than 30)
- Percentage of students participating in physical activity initiatives and/or
- Percentage of time students engage in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity
- Work toward becoming a health-promoting school.
- Provide information to students and parents on the importance of physical activity and nutrition.
- Join the celebration during Every Kid Healthy Week by hosting a family-friendly health-promoting event during April 2020.
Physical Activity Initiatives:
- Outdoor and/or Indoor Active Recess
- Play Space Refurbishing
- Classroom Physical Activity
- Before and/or After-School Programming, including Walk/Bike to School
GrantWatch ID#: 185280
Up to 100 schools.
Up to $1,000
Funding is for the 2019-2020 school year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://afhkschoolportal.force.com/AFHK_Communities_Login
If you have any additional questions, please contact your Action for Healthy Kids State Coordinator, Regional Manager, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Action for Healthy Kids Staff: http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/about-us/our-team/staff
USA: Alabama; Arkansas; California; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York City; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; West Virginia; Wisconsin