Fuel Up to Play 60
Get started with Fuel Up to Play 60 today!
The Fuel Up to Play 60 Grant Application is now closed!
Check back in September, when the next round of Fuel Up to Play 60 funding will be open. The deadline for the upcoming funding round is November 7th.
Empower students to take the lead in making their school a healthier place!
Fuel Up to Play 60 is free to join and encourages youth to fuel up with healthy foods and be active for 60 minutes every day. Locally, New England Dairy & Food Council and the New England Patriots support Fuel Up to Play 60 in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. For more information on how to join the program, visit FuelUpToPlay60.com
Below lists a quick overview of Fuel Up to Play 60’s key elements:
The Six Steps
The Six Steps provide a game plan to guide you through the program. Use our six-step cheat sheet to get started. You can follow the steps in order, or begin wherever it makes sense for your school.
Up to $4,000 per year is available for K-12 schools enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60 to help kick-start healthy changes. To be eligible for funding, schools must participate in the National School Lunch Program and have a Fuel Up to Play 60 program advisor. Sign up on the Fuel Up to Play 60 Dashboard.
Student leadership is central to Fuel Up to Play 60. Active students can keep track of their progress online to earn Points. Students who collect at least 45,000 Points can apply for the competitive ambassador program and the opportunity to attend the national student leadership summit July 16th-19th in Atlanta, Georgia.
Fuel Up to Play 60 is the in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council (NDC) and National Football League, in collaboration with United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). For more information on how to join, visit FuelUpToPlay60.com.