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Featured Grant Opportunity: General Mills Champions for Healthy Kids

General Mills offers a grant funding program, Champions for Healthy Kids, that focuses on promoting healthy nutrition and fitness for America’s youth.

We’re including some basic information on the grant below. For complete details, be sure to visit the General Mills Champions for Healthy Kids Grant webpage.

Program Overview: Projects offering physical activity and nutrition education to youth ages 2-18 that involve a Registered Dietitian (RD) or a Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) can be funded.

 Award: 50 total grants of $20,000 each will be awarded. This is double the $10,000 award amount they offered annually for over 10 years!

Who Can Apply:  Applicants must be 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, schools, or units of government to be eligible to receive funding. In 2014, your Dietitian must be the official applicant. That person must agree to submit the application on behalf of your organization.

When is the Deadline? March 14th, 2014.

Something Cool or Unique About This Opportunity: This year the funder has included an optional proposal design self-assessment as part of the online application. While use is not required, once you have your project plan details in mind, you can use this tool to determine plan strengths and weaknesses and improve upon your design prior to application submission! Make good use of this valuable tool!

Where Can I Get More Information? Access the application here, and find FAQs put together by General Mills about the grant program here.




One Response to “Featured Grant Opportunity: General Mills Champions for Healthy Kids”
  1. Julia says:

    I love the fact that these big companies give back. Money for school can be a reward and should not be taken for granted. Also, in the US, education is so expensive. It would be nice to see costs come down so it’s not just for the “rich”. Or grants that are more accessible.

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