Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) - Georgia Shape
05/18/22 11:59 PM EST
Grants and in-kind technical assistance to Georgia public schools to enhance the health and wellness of K-12 students and teachers. The purpose of this program is to develop programs that promote healthy eating and exercise. Grant funds are intended to support the implementation of evidence-based activities and strategies activities that advance policies and improve environments that support the adoption of healthy behaviors.
As part of the Georgia Shape initiative, the Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Child Health and Wellness program awards grant funding to assist local schools with expanding and enhancing their physical activity and nutrition efforts. More than 60 schools have been funded to date. This program is open to any public school, elementary, middle or high, across the state.
Along with a funding award, grantees are provided technical assistance that includes—
Select one (1) grant option for which you are applying (Nutrition OR Nutrition and Physical Activity.): Your school can also select the Optional Grant Add-On for employee wellness.
Optional Funding Add-On Area:
GrantWatch ID#: 180434
- Nutrition Priority: Funding Limits: Minimum $1,000 to Maximum $2,500
- Nutrition and Physical Activity Priority: Funding Limits: Minimum $2,500 to Maximum $4,000
Optional Funding Add-On Area
- Employee Wellness Strategy: Funding Limit: Minimum $500 to Maximum $900
The maximum amount your school can apply for is $4,900.
Performance Period: August 2022 to June 2023
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit applications to Georgia.Shape@dph.ga.gov
If you have any questions, please contact Georgia Health Policy Center at GAshapeTA@gmail.com
For a GAShape Grant Application Packet contact Greta Sebestyen at email@example.com
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