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DON'T MISS: Upcoming Grant Deadlines from Let's Move! Active Schools Partners

Let's Move! Active Schools

As a partner of Let's Move! Active Schools, Adventure to Fitness is a part of a larger community of organizations where we're all working hard to promote child health.  

Several of our fellow partners with Let's Move! Active Schools have great grant opportunities for resources and gear to help your school and students get active. We've summarized the opportunities with upcoming deadlines for you, so you're in the know and can make sure to take full advantage of these opportunities!

Don't forget to check out the Adventure to Fitness Funding Resources page for other ongoing grant opportunities that we've identified on your behalf. 



Adventure to Fitness 2015 Educator Awards

Also, our Educator Awards 2015 nomination period has been extended through January 15th, 2016. Fifteen (15) Awardees will win school or teacher subscriptions to our program, so make sure to nominate yourself or a colleague before the deadline! 


Good luck, Fit Nation. Together, we can Keep It Moving in 2016 and beyond!

-The Adventure to Fitness team


 1. Grants Available to Get Students Walking and Running – Apply by Feb. 5

The New Balance Foundation Billion Mile Race is challenging America’s schools to collectively walk, jog, and run one billion miles! Participation is free and easy, and schools have the opportunity to win grants and prizes when they contribute miles to the national goal. More than 4,000 schools nationwide are already taking part, and thousands more are expected to join them. Grants are available to K-6 schools. To apply for grants to support walking and running:

  1. Register with Billion Mile Race here—registration takes just 2-3 minutes.
  2. Complete a short (less than 500 word) essay.

Learn more about the grants and how to apply here. Schools that indicate enrollment in Let’s Move! Active Schools on their application will receive additional consideration. The deadline for the current round of grants is Feb. 5. Watch this video to learn more.


2. Score NBA gear in the New Year! - Enter by Feb. 6

Now is the time to sign up for Let’s Move! Active Schools if you haven’t already! From Jan. 4 - Feb. 6, 2016, the NBA is offering great prizes to K-12 schools that are enrolled in Let’s Move! Active Schools and have completed the short Assessment.:

  • NBA FIT Clinic led by NBA/WNBA players/legends and NBA/WNBA FIT Kit (1- grand prize)
  • NBA FIT Kit with jump ropes, Spalding basketballs, floor spots, cones, bean bags, agility hurdles and ladder and an equipment bag (14 - second prizes)

Want to make sure your school is in on the action? Sign up at, log in, complete your Assessment, and then visit your Dashboard to opt-in your school. Learn more.


3. USA Track & Field RunJumpThrow Grant – Apply by Feb. 29

Take part in the Olympics excitement, and bring RunJumpThrow to your school! Selected grant recipients will receive a RunJumpThrow equipment kit (value $1,000) or a $1,000 equipment gift certificate. RunJumpThrow grants are open to K-12 schools enrolled in Let's Move! Active Schools. Apply by Feb. 29.


4. Ring in the New Year with a Good Sports Grant - Rolling

Score new fitness equipment to help ring in the New Year! Good Sports equipment grants are open to all K-12 schools that serve youth in an economically disadvantaged area of the country. Schools that indicate enrollment in Let’s Move! Active Schools on their application will receive priority access. Apply here.