Apply for A+ Fit School program grants, designations

The A+ Fit Schools initiative will award one-year grants of $7,500 to fitness-minded schools in North Carolina. This initiative from the NC Health & Wellness Trust Fund can benefit schools by increasing physical activity and healthy eating and consequently improve academic performance and staff productivity.

Grant-winning schools will demonstrate need, proven capacity, and opportunity for positive change in addressing physical activity and/or healthy eating in North Carolina schools.

A+ Fit Schools designation

In addition to grants, schools can earn the A+ Fit Schools designation. All North Carolina public schools, K-12, are eligible to apply for the designation.  Schools chosen for the A+ Fit School designation will receive:

  • A banner for the entrance to their school
  • A $1,000 discretionary stipend for the individual school
  • Use of the A+ Fit School designation logo for all communications


There is no fee to apply for the A+ Fit School designation or grant.  Download the forms from and submit by 5:00 p.m. on February 24th, 2010.

2 thoughts on “Apply for A+ Fit School program grants, designations

  1. Are you still offering this grant? I am an Elementary PE teacher in the Rowan-Salisbury School system and looking for ways to purchase some PE equipment for my school.

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