grants

fuel up to play 60 grants

Applications open March 16 – April 13, 2022

Fuel Up to Play 60 grants are available for K-12 schools with an active program. 

Indiana schools can apply for up to $4,000 in grant funding to support their Fuel Up to Play 60 program. Grant applications can be used to start or grow a sustainable wellness program.

Up to $2,000 can be requested for both a “Healthy Eating Play” and a “Physical Activity Play.” Healthy Eating (that includes dairy) must be part of the plan for equal, if not more of, the funding requested.

Apply on FuelUptoPlay60.com via the “Educator Dashboard” in the top right corner.

Fuel Up to Play 60 Playbook

Get ideas for which Play(s) to pursue from the Fuel Up to Play 60 Playbook.

Featured Schools

See what several grant recipients did in the “Featured Schools” section.

Hometown Grant

Open through September 3, 2021

The Indianapolis Colts and American Dairy Association  Indiana, local sponsors of Fuel Up to Play 60, are looking for an Indiana school district to receive a $10,000 grant to support youth health and wellness from the NFL  Foundation.

Grant applications should focus on starting or growing a sustainable wellness program.

The funds must be used for Fuel Up to Play 60 and  include a focus on Healthy Eating, that includes dairy as  part of balanced nutrition.

School Hunger Relief Program Grant

Qualified K-12 schools are eligible to apply for up to $2,000 to support refrigeration needs.

The application must demonstrate how the funding will incorporate dairy (milk, yogurt, cheese) into your hunger relief efforts. Investment should be sustainable for extended use.

Applications considered as needed and as funding is available each year. For inquiries please reach out to Heather Tallman.

Love Your FUEL UP TO PLAY 60 Lunchroom

Open through April 28, 2021

Is your school cafeteria ready for a makeover? 

Your Indiana Fuel Up to Play 60 team is here to help! Have your school sign up to win new signage to create an engaging space for students to connect while eating a nutritious meal to refuel for the rest of the day.

Dairy Optimization Grant Opportunity

School Foodservice Directors are eligible to apply for up to $2,000 to go towards your school/school district food service equipment needs. We’re looking to help you grow ADP and dairy sales in a way that can be sustainable for your program.

Applications coming soon.

If you have any questions ahead of time please feel free to reach out to Meg Magsamen.