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Grants and Support

Providing schools and districts the resources for students to be healthy in body and mind, and be better prepared to learn.


Available Grants

Thanks to our sponsors, Action for Healthy Kids has provided $9.3 million in grants to schools and districts since 2009 to help them accomplish their student wellness goals. See the full list of grant-funded districts for the 2021-2022 school year. Learn more about how we partner with funded districts.

Grants for the 2021-2022 school year are now closed. Sign up for our emails to stay up to date on future grants, and find out how schools and districts like yours are putting their grants to work.

District Partnership Grants

The application period for 2021-2022 district grants is now closed. Please reach out to with any questions.

School Grants

The application period for 2021-2022 school grants is now closed. Please reach out to with any questions.

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Questions? Contact your AFHK State/Project Coordinator or email


Applying for a grant is easy

Steps to Apply

  1. Review the Request for Applications and the application under Grant Resources.
  2. We recommend that you complete a paper application with your District School Health Advisory Council or school health team prior to submitting your application online. Once the paper application is complete, it will take ~30 minutes to submit online.
  3. Log in to or create an account on the Grant Portal. Applications must be submitted online.
  4. Once there, connect your account with the school or district for which you are applying. To do this, click on My Profile, then the Add or Manage Schools button.
  5. Click on Grants, and select the grant for which you are applying. Then, complete your application!

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Success Stories

Making Health a Priority and Meaning It

Colonial Hills Elementary School involves students, parents, and the community in their health and wellness endeavors, which has resulted in an expansive garden, increased physical activity opportunities, and more.
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Grant Funding Catalyzes Community Support for Health

A diverse Maryland community is much more engaged with their local elementary school thanks to a Parents for Healthy Kids grant that has transformed nutrition opportunities at the school.
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From Rooftop to Recess

A Game On grant from AFHK turned a barren rooftop into a bright and engaging space for students to get active and harvest healthy foods.
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