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PLAY 60 GRANTS


Does your school need new equipment for P.E., sports, or after-school programs? Maybe help refurbishing a track or building a trail? Your school can apply now to receive a PLAY 60 grant from the Houston Texans and Texas Children’s Hospital!
The deadline to apply has been extended to: November 3.

What is PLAY 60?
PLAY 60 is the NFL’s campaign to encourage kids to be active for 60 minutes a day in order to help reverse the trend of childhood obesity. To ensure that our schools have the right tools to integrate healthy activity into the school day, the Houston Texans and Texas Children’s Hospital are proud to award PLAY 60 grants to Houston-area schools in need of additional funding. These grants are designed to help schools with equipment for P.E., sports, or after-school programs, field, gymnasium or playground refurbishments, activity trails, interactive fitness technology installations and other projects that will get kids moving.

PLAY 60 Grant Requirements:
• The PLAY 60 grant opportunity is open to schools located in the Greater Houston area including public, private and charter schools.
• Each school can submit a funding request for up to $10,000. The request should consist of three parts:
     o Narrative of no longer than 500 words that must include the following:
          Details on how the grant will be used and why it is needed
          Estimated number of youth that will benefit from the grant
          Demographic information about the school and students
     o Detailed spending budget of how funds will be used
     o Copy of the school’s IRS tax determination letter showing the school’s tax-exempt charitable status
• Narrative must be submitted from the school principal. Please provide all contact information including name, title, school address, phone number and email
• Examples of projects include equipment for P.E., sports, or after-school programs; field , playground or gymnasium refurbishment; activity trails; interactive fitness technology installations
• Winners will be selected based on how great the need, how many students will be impacted, and how the equipment aligns with the mission of PLAY 60

PLAY 60 Grants Timeline:
First date to submit applications – August 1, 2017
Last day to submit grant applications – November 3, 2017
Notification to grant recipients – November 24, 2017
Disbursement of grant funds - March 2018
Funds must be used by - July 1, 2018

**Please submit all grant requests by filling out the form HERE by November 3, 2017. Questions? Contact texanscare@houstontexans.com

If selected, your school will be required to submit a grant evaluation form after funds have been allocated.


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