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Call for Applications: National PTA Smart from the Start Community Outreach Grant
Application deadline: Friday, March 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EST/2:00 p.m. PST
Smart from the Start: Community Outreach provides PTA Regions, Districts and Councils with tools and resources to educate families of children ages 3-5 and partner with a local neighborhood community to improve awareness of energy balance concepts. Energy balance is finding a balance between the calories we consume through what we eat and drink and the calories we burn through physical activity.
PTA Regions, Districts and Councils will:
• Educate families of children ages 3-5 about practical ways to ensure their children achieve a balanced intake of nutritious foods and physical activity every day, using the Energy Balance Pre-K curriculum.
• Mobilize community-based stakeholders to focus on increasing access to nutritious foods and physical activity options in the community, especially for families of children ages 3-5.
National PTA will award 10 grants of $10,000 each to PTA Regions, Districts and Councils.
Grant funding must be spent between June 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015.
Contact email@example.com or call (703) 518-1269.
Call for Applications: International Lactation Consultant Association 2014 Annual Research Grant
ILCA awards competitive small grants to ILCA members who submit proposals with scientific merit. Grant applications are due April 1 of each year.
Deadline for 2014 Annual Research Grant Application is April 1, 2014
The 2014 Annual Research Grant Recipient will be awarded US$3,000.00
If you need more information about ILCA Research Grants, contact Research Committee Member, Wilaiporn Rojjanasrirat, PhD, RNC, IBCLC at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Champions for Healthy Kids Program
Online application due March 14, 2014
Each year since the inception of the Champions for Healthy Kids program, the General Mills Foundation has awarded 50 grants of $10,000 each to community-based groups such as: health departments, govenment agencies, schools and Native American tribes that develop creative ways to help youth adopt a balanced diet and physically active lifestyle.
Eligibility requirements include:
• Organizations must have a current 501(c)(3) Public Charity status from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), be a school or a unit of government.
• Programs should be focused towards youth ages 2-18.
• Program must incorporate physical education and nutrition education.
• A registered dietician or registered dietetic technician must oversee the delivery of the nutrition education.
Gerber Foundation Pediatric Research Grants Program
Awards and time periods vary depending upon the specific project. Research projects may be no longer than 3 years in length. Total grant size should be no more than roughly $300,000.
The Foundation may receive grant proposals from unsolicited sources as well as from organizations with which we have been in contact. However, our preference is for an initial concept paper with subsequent communication between the grant applicant and Program staff as the grant proposal is being developed. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Foundation at any point in the process to discuss their project.
Concept papers are due June 1 and December 1 of each year. If these dates fall on a weekend, the papers are due the next business day. Determination of interest in receiving a full proposal is generally made within three weeks.
The Gerber Foundation
4747 West 48th Street, Suite 153
Fremont, MI 49412-8119
FAX (231) 924-7906