Best Practices

Published on April 28th, 2015 | by Aaron Hart


Find Funding Fast for Physical Education

Are you interested in funding for FitnessGram software & equipment or OPEN Equipment Packs? View grants available below.

US Games can provide information and sample budgets to help support your grant application.  Contact Julie Frank, Director-Partnerships & Program Development for more information.

Note:  Make sure to confirm grant information and deadlines on funder websites.


Highmark Foundation “Creating a Healthy School Environment” Grants—Pennsylvania School Districts/Pennsylvania Private, Charter, Vocational & Parochial Schools/West Virginia Schools-Public, Private, Charter, Vocational & Parochial Schools

Due:  May 8th

Click Here to create an account and apply.  For additional grant information visit:


Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant Program—Montana

Due:  May 31st

Click Here for more information and to access sample application.  Visit to create an account and to apply.


PHIT America and KIDS in the GAME, GO! Grants –National

Due:  June 1st

Who Can Apply?

  • Schools that are enrolled or willing to enroll in Let’s Move! Active Schools
  • Schools with little to no organized physical activity
  • Public or charter schools only

CLICK HERE to view the application.  For additional grant information visit:


National PTA Healthy Lifestyles:  Energy Balance 101 Grant—National

Due:  June 19th

Click Here to view instructions.  Visit to apply.


About the Author

is the Director of Educational Programs for US Games and teaches as a part-time faculty member in SUNY Cortland’s Physical Education Department. Aaron has been teaching physical education for seventeen years, serving all levels from Early Childhood through Graduate School. He’s provided over 150 professional development workshops in 36 states and Canada.

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