Subject: Child/Youth Welfare, Health, Physical Activity, Youth Sports
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2016
"Today’s American youth are considered the most inactive in history. As a result, the rate of obesity among U.S. children and teenagers has more than tripled over the past three decades. The Saucony Run For Good Foundation is committed to reversing this trend by offering children the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of running and a healthier lifestyle. By providing funding to community organizations that promote running and fitness programs for children, the Saucony Run For Good Foundation is dedicated to not only preventing but eliminating this serious health concern. The Saucony Run For Good Foundation is now accepting applications for grants to help run down the childhood obesity epidemic. The grants are open to community nonprofit organizations that initiate and support running programs for kids."
Funder: The Saucony Run For Good Foundation
Eligibility: "Community nonprofit organizations. Program participants must be 18 years of age or younger. All proposals must demonstrate that the grantee will conduct programs which increase participation in running."
Amount: Up to $10,000