We are pleased to announce that the New Jersey Department of Health (NJ DOH) through its Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant is providing $120,000 for Sustainable Jersey Small Grants Program to fund health and wellness actions in schools. The Sustainable Jersey Small Grants Program is an important benefit for New Jersey public schools participating in the Sustainable Jersey for Schools program. This cycle will fund thirty $4,000 or less awards to implement specific health and wellness actions in middle and high schools (including K-8 schools). View the eligibility requirements for more information on the actions that are eligible for funding and other requirements.
This grant cycle will award thirty $4,000 grants to districts and schools
Online Application Deadline: Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 11:59pm
*NOTE: You must create an account for the grant application. This account is different and separate from the account used to access your certification application.
Recipient Announcement Date: End of August 2017
An informational webinar will be held Thursday, May 11, from 3:00pm - 4:00pm to review the online application process, tips for a successful application, and application requirements.
Grant funds can be utilized to implement one of the Sustainable Jersey for Schools actions below, OR one of the other initiatives (which would earn Sustainable Jersey for Schools points under the Innovative Project action).
For more information on these actions click here and type in the action name in the Search Action box at the top of the page.
See Attachment 1 in the Application Packet to learn more about the innovative project actions.
In addition to funding provided by the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) through its Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant, the NJDOH has three regional partners that will offer free technical assistance and support to assist grant recipients in successfully completing the selected action. The regional partners include The Center for Prevention and Counseling in northern New Jersey, EmPoWER Somerset in central New Jersey, and AtlantiCare is southern New Jersey.
For more detailed requirements, visit the Eligibility Requirements page.
This Small Grants Program cycle is funded by:
If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com or 609-771-3189.
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