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Grant Application



To apply for a grant, download the word file below, fill in your information, and send it back to by July 1st, 2017.

To see a sample Grant Application, Click Here

Grant Application - Deadline: July 1st, 2017

The Healthy Classrooms Foundation is excited to announce our 10th annual invitation for project grant applications to enhance the health of classrooms throughout the state of Wisconsin!

Established in 2008, the Healthy Classrooms Foundation (HCF) strives to make a positive difference in the health of the next generation by promoting and fostering long-lasting projects that increase public health practices in the classrooms. We are committed to community efforts to achieve this goal in the primary and secondary school systems.

It is with these beliefs at heart and in mind that we, HCF, wish to directly support changes at the classroom and school level that focus on issues such as combating childhood obesity, encouraging effective sexuality education, and promoting environmental responsibility for the future.

We seek to fund outstanding projects that aim to integrate public health into the primary and secondary classroom. We encourage you to be creative and think of long-term impact when designing your projects.

Please note the following guidelines when submitting applications:

  • Applications will be accepted anytime after March 1st. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Deadline for applications is July 1st, 2017 5pm CST.

  • Applications must be filled out on the HCF website. To apply, download and complete the Word file linked to above. Previous applicants who wish to reapply for the 2017 submission cycle must resubmit their ideas.

  • We will give preference to and review applications based on their applicability, plausibility, sustainability, creativity and organization.

  • Projects must be implemented within the state of Wisconsin and focus on any of the following broad categories: physical health, nutrition, sexual education, global perspectives, minority disparities, environmental responsibility, and mental & emotional health.

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have at least a high school education or equivalent, and must agree to a background check.

  • Funding will not exceed $3,000 and monies granted will be based on a budget proposed by the project grant applicant. Funds may not be used for salaries or stipends. Grants are for supplies and direct project expenses (e.g. software, printing, supplies, field trip expenses, etc.) only.

  • The application is an online form that must be completed at the time it is started. Once sent, the application cannot be changed. If you do have problems with your submission, please send an email to

  • Typing in the applicant’s name on the designated signature line of the application will be considered an official signed signature. Grant recipients will be notified in August 2017.

  • Please direct any questions to the HCF online forum at In order to post to the forum, it is necessary to register using the link at the top of the page.

We look forward to hearing from you and together, making classrooms a healthier place to learn.

The Healthy Classrooms Foundation | P.O. Box 5134 Madison, WI. 53705 | email