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.

Action for Healthy Kids: Parents for Healthy Kids
Action for Healthy Kids is pleased to release its Parents for Healthy Kids grant opportunities for the 2018-2019 school year. These grants are for parents or parent  groups to implement physical activity and nutrition initiatives.

Nutrition Funding Opportunities

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.

No Kid Hungry: School Breakfast Leadership Institute
Share our Strength is accepting applications for their School Breakfast Leadership Institute. The Institute will provide you with best practices and innovative strategies to expand access to school breakfast —a unique opportunity for national, state and local experts to engage in constructive conversation about how we can implement new and better ways to connect kids with school breakfast. The Institute will be held June 14-15, 2018 in Chicago, IL.  Participating state teams will receive a $50,000 grant to implement a comprehensive action plan to expand access to school breakfast within their state. In addition, No Kid Hungry will cover travel and lodging expenses for the five individuals from selected state teams to attend the Institute.

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. 

Action for Healthy Kids: Game On
Action for Healthy Kids will award schools with Game On grants for physical activity and nutrition initiatives that support schools’ efforts to improve school and student health and become nationally recognized  as a health-promoting school. Grants are for $500 or $1,000, and K-12 schools in specific states are eligible to apply: AL, CA, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KY, MD, MI, MN NY, NC, OH, PA, TX, WV, WI. Schools where greater than 50% of students are eligible for free/reduced-price meals may receive priority, but all schools are encouraged to apply.

View more funding opportunities related to physical education and physical activity from Active Schools.