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$4,000 annual funding available from Fuel Up to Play 60 to jumpstart healthy changes

Healthy changes start with healthy planning. Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by the National Dairy Council and the NFL, in collaboration with the USDA, to help encourage today's youth to lead healthier lives.

This year, the program is providing funding for qualified K-12 schools — up to $4,000 per year, per school — to jumpstart healthy changes. Funds are used to help schools implement activities to support healthy eating and physical activity. Applications are open Wednesday, August 22 - November 7, so get started now planning and preparing your application!

Application Process

Physical activity in play is critical for healthy lifestyles and the development of the mind, body, and spirit. Read more about our solution for Youth Physical Fitness, and discover Play On!®, a program developed in partnership with SHAPE America. The Play On! program uses playground programming to promote physical activity through active play, while enhancing overall fitness, learning, and fun on the playground through standards-based learning activities and intentionally incorporating six key elements of play.

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