CFNV: Healthy Kids Grants

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia


Grant amount: Up to US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Jun 30, 2019

Applicant type: Public Elementary / Secondary School

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Counties in Virginia: Alexandria city, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Fairfax city, Falls Church city Expand all

Location of residency: Counties in Virginia: Alexandria city, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Fairfax city, Falls Church city Expand all

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Overview:

Each year, the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia provides a grant opportunity to help public schools encourage healthy lifestyles through increased exercise and better nutrition.    

Grants up to $2,000 each are available to individual public schools in Northern Virginia that implement a program or strategy to encourage better nutrition or more activity among their student body during the school year. The grants are awarded in a competitive grant process.   

Examples of school based initiatives the grants could help support include, but are not limited to:

  • Starting an after school activity club that promotes physical fitness.
  • Starting a walking club for students and teachers.
  • Developing a school health advisory council comprised of students, parents, teachers, administrators, other school staff and community representatives.
  • Developing and sharing calorie counts and nutritional information for all school breakfasts and lunches so students can make healthy choices.
  • Healthy Cooking Classes

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Public elementary, middle and high schools located in Northern Virginia are all eligible to apply.
  • Schools are limited to one application each year.

Ineligibility:

  • Multiple applications will not be considered.
  • Applications that are incomplete or late will not be considered.


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