Education and Funding Opportunities for Healthy Eating and Active Living work


Interested in promoting Healthy Eating and Active Living in Leadville and Lake County? Read on for a few upcoming education and funding opportunities. And as always, if you’re interested in being a part the LiveWell Leadville project, call us at 719-486-4114.

Check out these education events recently added to the LiveWell Colorado Calendar.  Most are webinars or in-state trainings. For more information on any of them, click on the Calendar link above.

September 10: All-In Infrastructure: Supporting Communities So All Can Thrive
September 10: Using Social Media to Advance Public Health
September 11: SRTS Data Collection System Has New Look and More Functions
September 12: Community Food System Assessments: Results, Lessons Learned, & Model Approaches from Across Colorado
September 12 and 13: Change-Makers Wanted
September 12 & October 2: Media-Smart Youth®: Eat, Think and Be Active!
September 17: LiveWell Colorado Twitter Chat: Better Back-to-School Nutrition
September 18: Making the Case for School Wellness
September 24: Social Media Savvy
September 25: Recess Rocks!
September 25: Progress and Opportunities in Wellness Policy Provisions
September 26: Voices for Healthy Kids: Active Places
October 1: How to Work with Schools & School Wellness Policies 101 | AFHK Parent Leadership Series
October 3: Accessible Playground Surfaces
October 10: Colorado Farm to School Intensive Technical Assistance Workshops: Lessons Learned & Opportunities to Participate
October 17: Building a Wellness Team, Assessing your School’s Wellness Environment & Developing an Action Plan | AFHK Parent Leadership Series
October 29: How to Create a Healthier School Food Culture | AFHK Parent Leadership Series
November 6: School Breakfast…for Learning, Health, and Bottom Lines
November 12: How to Add More Activity into the School Day | AFHK Parent Leadership Series
December 4: School Meals:  Challenges and Opportunities | AFHK Parent Leadership Series
January 16, 2014: Universal Breakfast:  Making it Work for Your School
March 9-12, 2014: Active Living Research Annual Conference
April 17, 2014: Colorado Legacy Foundation’s 6th Annual Legacy Luncheon

Visit the LiveWell Colorado Funding Opportunities Web Page for more information on these exciting opportunities for your community:

Deadline Funding Opportunity Topic Amount
September 12, 2013 GOCO Paths to Parks Trail access $500,000-$1,000,000
September 23, 2013 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Family engagement Up to $500,000
September 30, 2013 Target Corporation School field trips Up to $700
October 15, 2013 Colorado Action for Healthy Kids Parent Advocates $600
October 18, 2013 Voices for Healthy Kids TA for shared use agreements and street scale improvements N/A
October 31, 2013 Whole Kids Foundation School garden $2,000
November 12, 2013 Rural Community Development Initiative Community & economic development $50,000 – $300,000
January 8, 2014 William T. Grant Foundation Youth development $100,000 – $600,000
January 17, 2014 Colorado Legacy Foundation Healthy School Champions Score Card Varies
March 15, 2014 Ezra Jack Keats Foundation School and library projects $500
May 2, 2014 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Action research to improve understanding of mathematics in PreK–8 classrooms Up to $3,000
Rolling Hearst Foundations Culture, education, health and social service Varies

Want to know more about the LiveWell@School Food Workshops that Lake County School District Food Service staff are attending? Check out this overview brochure.

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