Browse available grants and funding opportunities that can support your school in creating a healthier environment for students and staff. 

Note: the grants and funding opportunities listed on this page are from outside funders, not the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. If you have any questions about any of these opportunities, please reach out directly to the funder. 

Target: Kids Ideas Are The Best Ideas
Target is giving up to $5 million this school year to schools everywhere in America in an initiative to promote health and activity for kids in their learning environment. Target is thrilled to invite public school students, grades K-12, to think up and develop projects that will help them to live healthier and more active lives, at school and beyond.

Nutrition Funding Opportunities

School Food Support Initiative Grants Available
The Life Time Foundation, Chef Ann Foundation and Whole Kids Foundation are joining forces to provide technical assistance grants for up to seven U.S. districts in 2017 through the School Food Support Initiative. Selected districts will have the opportunity to apply for a one-time $50,000 systems grant to help support system-wide improvements such as equipment purchases, K-12 software investments, and more. Learn more and apply by November 30, 2016.

Apply Now: FY 2017 Farm to School Grants from USDA 
The U.S. Department of agriculture will award $5 million in grant funding to support efforts that improve access to local foods in schools. Learn more about Farm to School and start your application today! Applications are due December 8.

No Kid Hungry School Meals Projects
No Kid Hungry pilots projects across the country to help educators get the resources and the support they need to make sure their students get healthy meals. Check back regularly for opportunities for funding for supper in the classroom and school breakfast programs, and more.

Physical Education / Physical Activity Funding Opportunities

Win a Classroom of LearnFit® Adjustable Standing Desks
Introducing standing into the classroom impacts student health, engagement and academic performance. Here’s your chance to give standing classrooms a test run in your school by winning a full classroom of LearnFit® Adjustable Standing Desks (valued at $16,500). Applications are due by Friday, December 9Here’s how to apply:

  1. Make sure your school is enrolled in Let’s Move! Active Schools and has completed its short online assessment.
  2. Submit the entry form and a 500 word essay answering “How would a classroom full of LearnFit mobile sit/stand desks help create a more Active School environment and improve health and learning outcomes for your students?” 

Presidential Youth Fitness Program Grants
Schools and districts that participate in the Presidential Youth Fitness Program can apply to receive additional resources to enhance program implementation. Eligible schools can select from up to $1,000 in resources including software and student recognition items. Let’s Move! Active Schools that have completed a school assessment are eligible for double the amount of program supports. Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first-serve basis until funding is exhausted. 


The Alliance serves as a Managing Partner to Let’s Move! Active Schools, which like the Alliance’s Healthy Schools Program, works with schools across the country to deepen their policies and practices to help students get 60 minutes of physical activity each day before, during and after school. View more funding opportunities related to physical education and physical activity on the Let’s Move! Active Schools website.