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Featured Grant Opportunity: Be Healthy Schools Grant Program/BCBS of Alabama

This funding competition is available to school across the state of Alabama, serving grades K-6, who plan to implement school-based health and wellness programs. Public and private schools are eligible. Programs should emphasize increased levels of physical activity, nutrition education, and parental involvement during the school year. A total of $250,000 is available in 2016, and schools may apply for grants up to $10,000 each. Applications are currently being accepted online and the application period will close March 18, 2016. For more information, visit the BCBS Alabama website at or contact them at


By Jen Adams

Featured Grant Opportunity: BCBS of Alabama Be Healthy School Grant

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama is offering a Be Healthy School Grant for schools in Alabama.

We’re including basic information on the grant below. Be sure to visit the BCBS Alabama Grant press release for more details.

Program Overview: The grant program is designed to help prevent childhood obesity. Grant funding is for the implementation of school-based health and wellness programs that emphasize increased exercise, nutrition education and parental involvement during the school year.

Award: $250,000 total is available. 25 schools will receive awards of up to $10,000 each.

Who Can Apply: Schools in Alabama that enroll students in kindergarten through sixth grades are eligible to apply.

When is the Deadline: March 7th, 2014

More Information/How to Apply: Check out the BCBS of Alabama Grant press release  and request an application by emailing

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