Apply now for Healthy Kids-Healthy Schools Grant

Aug 22, 2018 by

Apply now for Healthy Kids-Healthy Schools Grant

Nutrition, Physical Education and Physical Activity, Student Sustainability Awareness

The Legislature has appropriated $2.25 million dollars in the 2017-2019 capital budget for OSPI to administer a grant program for:

  • nutrition
  • physical education and physical activity
  • student sustainability awareness

Within those three categories the grant funds can be used for improvements or renovations to existing buildings, site improvements, and purchase and installation of new or renovated equipment. Grants are limited to $200,000 per district. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis.


iGrants application opens…….June 19, 2018
Application due date…………..September 27, 2018 no later than 4pm
Awards……………………………..End of October 2018



Frequently asked Questions and Answers will be captured and posted on this webpage throughout the grant timeline.


Nancy Johns, Coordinator, School Facilities and Organization
360-725-4973 or

Phil Partington, Regional Coordinator, School Facilities and Organization
360-725-6221 or


The first round of grants was awarded in spring 2016. A total of $17.9m was requested with only $5m available, indicating strong interest from schools. Schools received funding for school kitchen equipment, water bottle filling stations and PE equipment.

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