Specific Grants: Foundations

Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs Grants

Cornell University.

These grants will support research that applies behavioral economics to improve food choices of students as participants in USDA's National School Lunch Program. Funding will range from $5,000-$40,000 and priority will be given to innovative and feasible field experiments.

School Grants for Healthy Kids (2016)

Action for Healthy Kids.

Provides school breakfast awards ranging $500-$5,000 to support increased particpation and Game-On grants for physical activity and nutrition initiatives that range from $500 to $2,500.

Funds for Fuel Up To Play 60 (2016)

Fuel Up To Play 60.

Up to $4,000 per year is available to any qualifying K-12 school enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60. The competitive, nationwide funding program can help your school jumpstart and sustain healthy nutrition and physical activity improvements.

Grant Opportunities

Voices for Healthy Kids.

Provides grants for advocacy and programs to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic in their six priority areas (One of the six priority areas is schools).

Calendar of Grants Available to School Gardens (2016)

San Diego County Master Gardener Association.

A list of grants that are available for school gardens and other life science programs. The grants are categorized by application deadlines.

Healthy Eating Research (2016)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

This program provides funding for research on promoting healthy eating among children to prevent obesity primarily in those groups at greatest risk. Grant applicant eligibility is very specific; see Web site for eligibility details and application deadlines.

Anthem Foundation


Anthem Foundation awards funding to support strategic initiatives and programs that address and provide innovative solutions to promote its Healthy Generations program, a multi-generational initiative that targets specific disease states and medical conditions to improve public health. Anthem also supports behavioral health efforts and programs that benefit people with disabilities.