Archive for December, 2010

Uncovered! New Grant Opportunity for Your Football Facility

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

NFL Youth Football Fund Grassroots Program
New grant opportunities to improve the quality, safety and accessibility of football fields. The NFL Youth Football Fund Grassroots Program will help nonprofit, neighborhood-based organizations improve the quality, safety, and accessibility of local football fields. General Field Support grants will provide up to $50,000 each for capital projects not associated with the actual field surface. This includes the installation/refurbishment of bleachers, concession stands, lights, irrigation systems, and more. Field Surface Grants provide matching awards of up to $200,000 each to help finance the resurfacing of a community, middle school, or high school football field and the installation of synthetic sports turf. A smaller number of matching grants of up to $100,000 each will be available to help finance the resurfacing of a community, middle school, or high school football field utilizing natural grass/sod surfaces.
Deadline: December 15, 2010.
Click here to learn how to apply

Champions for Healthy Kids
The General Mills Foundation annually awards 50 grants of $10,000 each to community-based groups that develop creative ways to help youth adopt a balanced diet and physically active lifestyle. Organizations that work with youth, aged 2 through 18, are encouraged to apply. These may include park districts, health departments, government agencies, Native American tribes, municipal organizations, churches, schools, Boys & Girls clubs, etc. Proposals must have at least one nutrition objective and at least one physical activity objective and include the involvement of a registered dietitian or dietetic technician. Applications for the 2011 Champions for Healthy Kids grant program are now being accepted.
Deadline: December 15, 2010
Click here to learn how to apply

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