Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Combat Childhood Obesity GRANT from NFL

Combat Childhood Obesity GRANT from NFL

NFL Network (NFLN) has launched the Keep Kids in Gym initiative to combat the childhood obesity epidemic by helping more kids gain access to quality physical education programs. NFLN is offering a grant of $10,000 to one middle school to help improve and sustain its physical education program by building a new track or playing field, refurbishing a gym or indoor PE facility, purchasing new equipment or supplementing a teacher salary.

February 4, 2009 for nominations for school grant applicants; March 27, 2009 for applications for school grant recipients

Important Dates
October 2008
Keep Gym in School grant information posted at www.keepgyminschool.com.

February 4, 2009
DEADLINE for nominations for school grant applicants. Nominations must be received by 8:00 PM EST. The Nomination Link is http://www.keepgyminschool.com/nominate.html

March 27, 2009
DEADLINE for applications for school grant recipients. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 27, 2009.

April 3, 2009
Winning school notified

April 25/26, 2009
NFL Draft Weekend

Aug / Sep 2009
Keep Gym in School refurbishment projects complete (for First Day of School 2009)

Questions about grant guidelines and applications will be accepted via e-mail. Please address your questions to grant@keepgyminschool.com

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