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Healthy Schools Incentive Grants
TSET Healthy Schools Incentive Grants promote wellness by offering grants to school districts and individual schools that adopt health-promoting policies and programs to encourage students, faculty and staff to eat better, move more, and be tobacco free.
Applications will be accepted throughout the year. Announcements of awards may be made after any regularly scheduled TSET board meeting. Funding will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis, as funding allows. All incentive grant applications should be submitted a minimum of 90 calendar days prior to any regularly scheduled meeting of the TSET Board of Directors.
TSET cannot guarantee that every proposal submitted according to the timeline will be considered at the next board meeting. The TSET Board of Directors has the discretion to determine whether proposals submitted less than 90 calendar days prior to a regularly scheduled board meeting will be heard at the upcoming meeting.
Certified Healthy Schools
For School Districts and Schools to be eligible to apply for the TSET incentive grants, individual schools within the school district need to apply for and receive Certified Healthy School status from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Schools can apply to be a Certified Healthy School at the Certified Healthy Oklahoma website: CertifiedHealthyOK.com. The application period for Certified Healthy Schools is open from August 1 – November 1, 2016.
School District Incentive Grant
School Districts that adopt all of the incentive grant policies and criteria that effect students during the school day will eligible to apply for funding. A bonus incentive grant will be offered to Districts that opt to adopt policy that allows for only healthy food and beverage options outside of the school day. This would include after school events, celebrations, fundraising and concessions.
School Incentive Grant
After their School District has adopted the incentive grant policies and criteria that effect students during the school day, individual school sites that were awarded Certified Healthy School status will be eligible to apply for incentive grants. Schools will implement policy and work on the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Coordinated School Health Framework. The incentive grants for schools will be progressive as the School continues to work on Coordinated School Health and work toward CDC recognized best practices by utilizing the School Health Index and implementing action plans to improve student and faculty health and wellness.
Board Meeting Dates:
Applicants must contact the TSET Healthy Schools Incentive Grants Program Manager, Sharon Howard, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (405) 521-6231 to discuss application prior to presentation of request.
Healthy Schools Incentive Grant Funding
One Star (Entry Level) Funding
Two Stars (2nd Level)
Three Stars (3rd Level)
Maximum Award Amount for Schools Achieving all 3 Levels