Champions for Healthy Kids

Promoting healthy nutrition and fitness for America’s youth, Champions for Healthy Kids has helped nearly 1 million kids since its inception in 2002.

Launched in partnership with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, this has become a flagship program of the General Mills Foundation, distributing more than $5 million in grants to nonprofit organizations.

Through the Champions for Healthy Kids program, the General Mills Foundation will award 50 grants of $20,000 each to nonprofit organizations working to improve nutrition and physical fitness behaviors for youth.

Timeline for 2014

Online application available  February 1, 2014
Online application due  March 14, 2014
Grant recipients announced  May 31, 2014




2014 Champions for Healthy Kids Application

To view the 2013 Champions for Healthy Kids recipients, please click here.


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2014 report on our progress (pdf) Go
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