Grant opportunities: child obesity, environmental initiatives

1) Active Schools Acceleration Project (ASAP) seeks applicants from K-12 schools combating child obesity

ASAP, an initiative of ChildObesity180,  will award $1,000 grants to one thousand schools to implement one of three ASAP signature programs: 100 Mile Club (students are challenged to walk 100 miles over the course of one school year), BOKS (a 12-week program to engage students in physical activity before the school day), or Just Move (a classroom-based exercise program that integrates academics). Application deadline is April 22; to learn more or apply, click here.

2) Ray C. Anderson Foundation environmental grants program

Through its Gray Notes Grants program, the foundation will award grants of $2,000-$25,000 for projects related to: environmental conservation, preservation, education, and restoration; urban agriculture; clean water/air; and grassroots efforts aimed at promoting collaboration and engagement. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis. To learn more, click here.