The Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60) program is now accepting grant funding applications for California schools interested in supporting healthy school environments. Qualifying schools are eligible to receive a minimum of $300 up to a maximum of $4,000 per school per year. Grant funding is used to promote, support, and provide opportunities for healthy eating and physical activities for students.
When to apply:
The deadline for the School Year 2016–17 FUTP 60 grant application is Wednesday, November 2, 2016, to receive funding in spring 2017.
What is FUTP 60?
The FUTP 60 is a school nutrition and physical activity program launched by the National Dairy Council and National Football League, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, to help encourage today’s youth to lead healthier lives. The FUTP 60 offers funding opportunities for schools and an online Playbook full of school-tested action strategies to improve healthy eating and physical activity in schools. The goal of the FUTP 60 program is to empower students, with the support of adults, to take the lead in making healthy changes and to have a positive impact in their communities.
How to apply:
- To learn more, visit the Fuel Up to Play 60 funding page link
- Register as a Program Advisor by visiting the FUTP 60 Program Advisors Web page at link
- Choose one Healthy Eating Play and one Physical Activity Play to implement in your school from the FUTP 60 Playbook. The FUTP 60 Playbook is an online resource available to help educate students on ways to eat healthier and promote physical activity during the day. Review the FUTP 60 2016–17 Playbook Web page at link
- Complete and submit the FUTP 60 online school application. After reviewing the FUTP 60 Playbook, you will be prompted to fill out the online school application.
Remember: The application deadline is November 2, 2016.
If you have any questions regarding FUTP 60 or if you are planning on submitting a district application, please contact Alyssa McCelland, School Outreach Manager, CMAB, by phone at 559-824-1277 or by e-mail at FUTP60@CMAB.net.