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Play It Forward Grants

“Play It Forward” Grant (2 X $500)

KAHPERD is offering two - $500.00 grants to KAHPERD members to show how students and community members take time to play and or be physically active.

Our purpose is to have all Kansans live an active healthy lifestyle.  Working together through this collaborative project, “Play It Forward”, we can help individuals and communities take a little time each day to play & be active.

Funds can be used for any type of innovation that enhances the physical activity program.  (Examples:  new programs; testing and measurement; data collection; community running event; walking/ running program; community wellness fair; exercise programs; etc.)

Criteria to consider when submitting your application:

  • An increase in student and community participation
  • An enhancement of physical activities
  • Community partnerships

To be eligible for this grant, you must complete the “Play It Forward” Grant application, which is available on the link below:

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Grant applications must be received by February 26, 2017.

Grant winners will be required to submit a video of their project to the KAHPERD Grants Chair, Ursula Kissinger at ukissinger@tong464.org

Funding Progress through KAHPERD Grants

KAHPERD awards a limited number of grants each year:  Member Grants, Project Incentive Grants and New Professional Grants. 

Member Grants — A KAHPERD Member Grant may be awarded to a KAHPERD member who is able to demonstrate a need for full or partial funding for an innovative or creative activity designed to enhance wellness within a school. Project details, such as objectives; expected outcomes; activities, procedures and timelines; an evaluation plan; and a detailed budget plan, are all required as part of the grant application.

Project Incentive Grants — A KAHPERD Project Incentive Grant may be awarded to a KAHPERD member who works at the College/University level.  These funds are to provide professional development and training for KAHPERD professionals and student majors.

Young Professional Grants - A KAHPERD New Professional Grant may be awarded to a KAHPERD member who has taught 2-5 years in the profession and who is able to demonstrate a need for full or partial funding for an innovative or creative activity designed to enhance wellness within a school.  Project details, such as objectives; expected outcomes; activities, procedures and timelines; an evaluation plan; and a detailed budget plan, are all required as part of the grant application.

 

Member Grants

Member Grant (2 x $1500)

Members may apply for grant money up to $1,500 for innovative and/or creative activity that enhances wellness within a school.

Grant applications must be received by September 30.

All projects must be completed within one year from receipt of funding. If the grant is not completed in the one year, the Grants Committee may give one, six-month extension or request all money and equipment previously granted be refunded to KAHPERD.

Grant winners will be required to present findings at the next KAHPERD Annual Convention following receipt of money and/or submit a journal article to the journal editor and grant chair.

The Grant Committee will monitor the progress of these grants and see to it that appropriate documentation is submitted to the KAHPERD Past-President and the Treasurer. 

Click here for the application.

Young Professional Grant  (1 x $1000)

New members may apply for grant money up to $1000 for innovative and/or creative activity that enhances wellness within a school.

To qualify for the Young Professional Grant - applicants must:

  • Be a current member of KAHPERD
  • have taught 2 to 5 years in the profession (at the time of the application)

Grant application must be received by September 30.

All projects must be completed within on eyar from receipt of funding.  If the grant is not completed in the one year, the Grants Committee may give one, six month extension or request all money and equipment previously granted be refunded to KAHPERD.

Grant winners will be required to present findings at the next KAHPERD Convention following receipt of money or submit a journal article to the journal editor and grant chair.

The Grant Committee will monitor the progress of these grants and see to it that appropriate documentation is submitted to the KAHPERD Past-President and the Treasurer.

Contact Grant Chair

Download Grant Application and Criteria

 

Applying for Project Incentive Grants

Colleges and universities may apply for money through Project Incentive Grant. This is a program in which colleges and universities may be awarded up to $1500 to provide unique opportunities to improve the status of HPERD in the state of Kansas.

  • If a project is funded and not completed within eight months of funding, 100% of the money must be refunded to KAHPERD.
  • If a project is funded and then cancelled, 90% of the money must be refunded to KAHPERD.
  • A college/university may receive only one KAHPERD Project Incentive Grant per year.
  • Grant winners must also write an article for the journal regarding their grant.

Grand applications must be received by February 1 and September 1. 

The grant should be submitted in an electronic format to the KAHPERD Grant Chair, Ursula Kissinger.

The Grant Committee will monitor the progress of these grants. A final report of the project, along with receipts, must be submitted in writing to the KAHPERD Grant Chair no later than six months after the completion of the project. 

Contact Grant Chair

Application & Criteria

 

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