Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Fuel Up to Play 60 Grants for schools

Fuel Up to Play 60 Grants award funding to schools to start or maintain a healthy nutrition and physical activity program.
Programs should be designed to increase:
    * Student awareness of the importance of healthy eating and increased physical activity
    * Student access to and consumption of nutrient-rich foods, including low-fat and fat-free dairy, fruits, vegetables and whole grains
    * Student opportunities for and participation in physical activity in school
    * Sustainable changes in making schools healthier
Eligibility: Schools must enroll in Fuel Up to Play 60 for the 2012-2013 year and participate in the National School Lunch Program.
Amount of funding: Up to $4,000.   Deadline: November 1, 2013 and June 4, 2013

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