Be Healthy School Grant Program Content

Be Healthy School Grant Program

 

 

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama will make available $250,000 and award grants up to $10,000 to schools across the state that enroll students in grades K through six. The grants are for the implementation of school-based health and wellness programs that emphasize increased exercise, nutrition education and parental involvement during the school year. Grant requests are generally accepted between January and March. A PE instructor listed as the primary applicant of a selected school will receive a professional development grant. This grant is limited to 1 per selected school.

 

Guidelines for Consideration

To be eligible for funding a school must:

  • Be located in Alabama
  • Serve students in grades K-6 (must serve at least one of these grades)
  • Must be public or private non-profit
  • Awards are payable to schools only

 

Not Eligible for Support

  • For profit schools
  • Sports leagues or teams of individual schools
  • Any activity deemed inappropriate by BCBSAL

 

How to Apply

All funding requests must be submitted online.

Please use this sample to help you prepare the information needed to complete an application. Application Sample

 

Apply for Funding

 

For additional information about The Be Healthy School Grant Program, please contact us at CommunityRelations@bcbsal.org or 205-220-7821.

 

Recipients

In our commitment to help prevent childhood obesity, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama’s Be Healthy School Grant Program supports schools throughout Alabama. The grants are for the implementation of school-based health and wellness programs, emphasizing increased exercise, nutrition education and parental involvement during the school year.

The participating schools were:

 

To watch the 2020 recipients of the Be Healthy School Grant receive their award, please choose a school below:

Capitol Heights Middle
Creek View Elementary
Elvin Hill Elementary
Fleeta Junior High
Glencoe Middle
Green Valley Elementary
Headland Elementary
Henegar Junior High
Highland Home School
Horizon Elementary
Jefferson County IB
Ladonia Elementary
Locust Fork Elementary
Mathis Elementary
Mt. Olive Intermediate
Oscar Adams Elementary
Parrish Elementary
Resurrection Elementary
Sacred Heart School
Sipsey Valley Middle
Stevenson Elementary
St. Paul's School
Sycamore Elementary
West Blocton Elementary
Wilson Hall Middle