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

Alternative School Breakfast: Moving Breakfast Out Of The Cafeteria And Into The Classroom
The School Superintendents Association (AASA) will provide funding for infrastructure (e.g. kiosks, insulated bags and other equipment for school breakfast implementation), and other equipment and supply needs around school breakfast implementation through the "Feeding Hungry Minds” alternative school breakfast program. Qualified districts must submit proposals by July 7, 2017.

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.

Action for Healthy Kids School Breakfast Grants
Action for Healthy Kids will award grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to support increased breakfast participation to up to 500 schools. Eligible schools may apply to pilot or expand their School Breakfast Programs, including alternative and/or universal (breakfast at no cost) programming. Take the eligibility survey to learn for which grant amount your school is eligible.

Physical Education / Physical Activity Funding Opportunities

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.