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Healthy Eating Grants

These funding opportunities are for projects that encourage and supply healthy eating/drinking opportunities for students, each of the options have more information about the funding sources!

Elementary School Milk Program

Region: Provincial

Funding: Not Specified

Eligibility/Funding Criteria:

  • Fundraising opportunity for schools; by providing fresh, cold milk at lunch on a daily basis, program aims to help kids in Ontario consume their recommended daily servings of Milk and Alternatives
  • Helps to support school spirit and gives senior students hands-on business experience

Application deadline: Ongoing

Link: http://www.dairyfarmers.ca/what-we-do/programs/elementary-school-milk-pr...

Greenbelt Fund

Region: Provincial

Funding: Up to 50% of project expenses

Eligibility/Funding Criteria:

  • Increasing the amount of Ontario food purchased by public institutions
  • Increasing market access for farmers and processors in order to increase local food choices
  • Improving the understanding of where local foods can be found, what local foods are available and how to use them

Application deadline: See website for 2018/19 deadlines

Link: http://www.greenbeltfund.ca/applying_for_a_grant

Metro Green Apple School Program

Region: Provincial

Funding: Up to $1,000

Eligibility/Funding Criteria:

  • Encourage elementary and secondary schools in Ontario to become involved in projects that educate students on the importance of nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle

Application deadline: See website for 2018/19 deadlines

Link: http://www.greenapple.metro.ca/home.en.html

President’s Choice Nutrition Grant Program

Region: National

Funding: Not Specified

Eligibility/Funding Criteria:

  • Help provide education and encourage empower within communities to deliver school-based nutrition programs
  • The grants are used to strengthen programs, by raising the quality and increasing sustainability

Application deadline: See website for 2018/19 deadlines

Link:http://www.presidentschoice.ca/en_CA/community/pccc/apply-for-funding.html

Youth 4 Action Canadian Cancer Society

Region: Provincial

Funding: Not Specified

Eligibility/Funding Criteria:

  • Geared toward secondary, post-secondary and community-based youth groups
  • The project must related to one of the 4 topics to prevent cancer, tobacco use, tanning use, sugary drinks consumption or physical activity

Application deadline: September 21st, 2018 to October 12th, 2018

Link:http://www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/take-action/what-you-can-do/youth-4...

Whole Kids Foundation School Garden Grant Program

Region: National

Funding: Up to $2,000

Eligibility/Funding Criteria:

  • School Garden Grant program provides a monetary grant to supper an edible educational garden on the grounds of a primary or secondary schools

Application deadline: October 15th, 2018 5PM

Link: https://www.wholekidsfoundation.org/schools/programs/school-gardens-canada