7 Grants to Help with Your New Year’s Resolutions

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? At the top of many people’s lists are to be more active, exercise more, and eat healthy. If you’re interested in applying those same resolutions to your students, check out these grants to help get your class moving and eating well in 2018.

Lift Life Foundation

The Lift Life Foundation’s mission is to help provide young people with tools to improve their fitness levels and boost self-worth. The foundation offers high schools across the United States with the opportunity to have their school weight room transformed with brand-new equipment.

Applications may be submitted year-round.


KaBOOM! Community Partner Program

KaBOOM! is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that all kids get a childhood filled with the balanced and active play needed to thrive. The company offers community partnerships with the goal of getting children and families more active nationwide.

Applications may be submitted year-round.


Road Runners Club of America

Road Runners Club of America encourages the sport of running by assisting youth running programs with Kids Run the Nation grants. The goal of the program is to have children running regularly, at least once a week for multiple weeks. Programs may be new or existing, structured for either participation or competition, and must be open for both boys and girls.

Applications open August 1, 2018.


Good Sports

Good Sports is a nonprofit organization that partners with sporting goods manufacturers to provide equipment, apparel, and footwear to programs in need that engage disadvantaged young people in sports activities.

Applications may be submitted year-round.


Roller Skating Association International

The Roller Skating Foundation promotes physical fitness and building self-esteem among school age children and projects to prevent substance abuse. The foundation makes grants to support roller-skating. Activities may include trips to roller-skating centers, as well as innovative projects designed to improve physical fitness or education.

Applications are due January 10, 2018.


Chef Ann Foundation

The Chef Ann Foundation provides resources and grants that help schools offer students healthier food choices and educate about nutrition and healthy lifestyles. There are a number of programs supporting an increase in fruit and vegetable consumption in schools.

Applications may be submitted year-round.


Emeril Lagasse Foundation

Chef Emeril Lagasse founded the foundation that bears his name to educate, inspire, and mentor youth about nutrition and healthy eating. The foundation offers a variety of programs for schools, including culinary gardens, teaching kitchens, and nutrition education.

Applications may be submitted year-round.


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