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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 or 205-220-7821.



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.

School City County Awarded
Advent Episcopal School Birmingham Jefferson 2014
Airport Intermediate Coosada Elmore 2013
Akron Community School Akron Hale 2014
Albert Turner Sr. Elementary Marion Perry 2013
Aliceville Elementary Aliceville Pickens 2018
Amelia Love Johnson High Thomaston Marengo 2012
Andalusia Elementary Andalusia Covington 2016
Appalachian High Oneonta Blount 2019
Arcadia Elementary Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa 2013 & 2014
Ariton Elementary Ariton Dale 2018
Ashville Elementary Ashville St. Clair 2018
Athens Intermediate Athens Limestone 2018
Auburn Early Education Auburn Lee 2014
Banks-Caddell Elementary Decatur Morgan 2018
Banks School Banks Pike 2016 & 2017
Barbour County Primary Clayton Barbour 2017
Bear Exploration Center Montgomery Montgomery 2013
Belgreen Elementary Russellville Franklin 2019
Blossomwood Elementary Huntsville Madison 2014
Bluff Park Elementary Hoover Jefferson 2013
Brent Elementary Brent Bibb 2019
Brewbaker Primary Montgomery Montgomery 2019
Brilliant Elementary Brilliant Marion 2014
Brocks Gap Intermediate Hoover Jefferson 2014
Brookhill Elementary Athens Limestone 2017
Brooks Elementary Killen Lauderdale 2014
Brookwood Forest Elementary Mountain Brook Jefferson 2015
Buhl Elementary Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa 2017
Cahaba Elementary Trussville Jefferson 2017 & 2019
Calera Elementary Calera Shelby 2016
Capital Heights Middle Montgomery Montgomery 2020
Catoma Elementary Montgomery Montgomery 2014, 2015 & 2018
Central Elementary Rockford Coosa 2016
Centre Elementary Centre Cherokee 2014
Challenger Elementary Huntsville Madison 2015
Chapman K - 8 Huntsville Madison 2015
Childersburg Elementary Childersburg Talladega 2013
C.J. Donald Elementary Fairfield Jefferson 2013
Clanton Elementary Clanton Chilton 2014 & 2015
Clay Elementary Clay Jefferson 2017
Cleburne County Elementary Heflin Cleburne 2012
C.L. Salter Elementary Talladega Talladega 2018
College Street Elementary Enterprise Coffee 2012
Coosada Elementary Coosada Elmore 2019
Corley Elementary Boaz Marshall 2018
Creek View Elementary Alabaster Shelby 2015 & 2020
Crestmont Elementary Northport Tuscaloosa 2014
Deer Valley Elementary Hoover Jefferson 2015
Dixie Elementary Opelika Russell 2017 & 2019
Dixon Elementary Irvington Mobile 2018
Double Springs Elementary Double Springs Winston 2019
Double Springs Middle Double Springs Winston 2016 & 2018
Douglas Elementary Horton Marshall 2017


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