Healthy Eating and Active Living Funding Opportunities

LWLC logoVisit the LiveWell Colorado Funding Opportunities Web Page for more information on these exciting opportunities for your community. Please email Katie Baldassar at katie@lcbag.org if you plan to apply so we can track community applications:

Deadline Funding Opportunity Topic Amount
March 6 National Parks & Recreation Association Out-of-School time programs that provide healthy meals, health literacy, and implement nutrition and physical activity standards Up to $35,000
March 12 Laura Jane Musser Environmental Imitative promote public use of open space Up to $35,000
March 21 Sports Matter Youth sports programs Up to $250,000 with 50% match
March 21 GOCO Riparian Restoration grants Improve and restore Colorado’s rivers and streams, and engage youth and families Up to $25,000 with match
March 28 Boettcher Foundation Capital funds for community enrichment, social services and education Varies
May 8 Citizen’s Institute on Rural Design Enhance quality of life and economic vitality through facilitated design workshops $7,000 with required match
May 9 WellPoint Foundation Healthy Generations Healthy behaviors, health-risk prevention, and healthy environments Varies
April 4 Jared Polis Foundation School recognition awards $5,000
June 30 LibertyGives Foundation Proactive and preventative services for youth Up to $150,000
Rolling Gates Family Foundation Capital funds for arts, education, well-being of children, parks, and community development Varies
Rolling Advocacy Advance Bicycle and pedestrian advocacy Up to $3,000
Rolling RGK Foundation Education, Community, and Health/Medicine Average award is $25,000

 

2.    The 2014 Fire Up Your Feet (FUYF) Spring Activity Challenge kicks off April 1st. Students, families and school staff at K-8 schools can now sign up and track activity to help their school earn awards that can support Safe Routes to School and other health and wellness programs. Challenge awards can be used to help create or maintain walking school bus programs; purchase bike racks or safety vests; provide incentives for Walking Wednesdays; and other means to help promote more walking and biking.

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