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.

 

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 2019 recipients of the Be Healthy School Grant receive their award, please choose a school below:

Appalachian High School
Belgreen Elementary
Brent Elementary
Brewbaker Primary
Cahaba Elementary
Coosada Elementary
Dixie Elementary
Double Springs Elementary
Eura Brown Elementary
Fruitdale High School
G.W. Trenholm Primary
Green Acres Middle
Greensboro Elementary
Headland Middle
Jackson Intermediate
Jackson Steele Elementary
Lincoln Elementary
Lynn Elementary
MacMillan International Academy
Mary B. Austin Elementary
Mt. Olive Elementary
Odenville Elementary
Pearl Haskew Elementary
Piedmont Elementary
Pike Country Elementary
Robinson Elementary
Speake Elementary
Striplin Elementary
University Charter School
Valley Jr. High
Webb Elementary
West Decatur Elementary
Woodstock Elementary