Health Enhancement and Safety

School Wellness Mini Grants Awarded to 11 MT Schools to Support Healthy Kids

Monday, April 4, 2011, 2:15 pm

The Office of Public Instruction, through funding from the USDA Team Nutrtiion Training Grant, is awarding 11 Montana schools with a ($3,000-$5,000) mini grant to support implementation steps of their wellness policy. Schools awarded include: Anaconda, Belgrade, Bigfork, Billings SD#2, Colstrip, Frazer, Hellgate Elementary, Lockwood, Park City, Somers and Stanford. Grant funds will enhance school infrastructure mechanisms to support nutrient rich meals/snacks, nutrition education, farm to school programming, and physical activity.

For more information, contact Katie Bark, 406-994-5641