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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Grants that support nutrition and physical activity in schools

Funding for increasing school meal participation and improving school meals
  • Love Your Veggies Grant Program
    Grants to elementary schools to support programs that help provide students with increased access to, and consumption of fresh vegetables.
Funding for physical activity programs and equipment
  • Charlotte Martin Foundation
    Provides funding for sports programs, facilities and equipment for intramural and after-school programs in the Pacific Northwest that introduce underserved youth populations to the value of sports for lifelong participation.

  • Lowe's Toolbox for Education
    Provides funding for school improvement and community building projects.

  • Saucony Run for Good
    10 grants/year awarded to organizations that initiate a running program for children 18 years and younger who would not otherwise be exposed to running or have the available resources (i.e., safe routes) to run.

  • The Physical Education for Progress (PEP) Grant
    93 annual grants and contracts (ranging from $150,000 to $500,000) to initiate, expand, and improve physical education programs for K-12 students.

  • Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation
    Supports K-12 public school projects including playground enhancements and outdoor learning environments such as educational gardening programs.
Funding for after-school programs
  • Charlotte Martin Foundation
    Provides funding for sports programs, facilities and equipment for intramural and after-school programs in the Pacific Northwest that introduce underserved youth populations to the value of sports for lifelong participation.
Funding for school gardens
  • Healthy Sprouts Award
    20 awards available to schools or organizations that support school and youth garden programs that teach about nutrition and the issue of hunger in the United States.

  • Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation
    Supports K-12 public school projects including playground enhancements and outdoor learning environments such as educational gardening programs.

  • More grants for school and youth gardens
    The National Gardening Association works with sponsoring companies and organizations to provide in-kind grants to projects that actively engage kids in the garden and improve the quality of life for their communities. This site is a resource where schools can go to find additional grants for gardens which may or may not be listed above.
General grants for schools and wellness