Our next funding deadline is November 1, 2017.  Watch for an upcoming announcement this Fall when the grant application opens!

The Top 5 Reasons to Apply for Fuel Up to Play 60 Funds:

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5. Your team can make a difference.

4. It’s (really) easy.

3. Students leadership = less work for adults

2. Up to $4,000 is available to each eligible school.

1. We will help you! Contact us.

To get you started, use our Funding Worksheet to start collecting your grant ideas! Remember your New England Dairy Council staff is here to help you so contact us today to discuss your grant plans.

Empowering students to take the lead in making their school a healthier place!

Fuel Up to Play 60 is the nation’s leading in-school well program!
Fuel Up to Play 60 is the nation’s leading in-school well program!

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). Fuel Up to Play 60 is brought to local schools by New England Dairy & Food Council and the New England Patriots. This free program encourages youth to fuel up with healthy foods and be active for 60 minutes every day. For more information on how to join, visit  FuelUpToPlay60.com. Here’s a quick look at key elements of the program!

The Six Steps
Six Steps provide a game plan to guide you through Fuel Up to Play 60. Use our cheat sheet to get started! You can follow them in order – or you can start wherever makes sense for your school.

Up to $4,000 per year is available to K-12 schools enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60 to kick start healthy changes. Eligible schools must participate in the National School Lunch Program and have a program advisor (sign up on your Dashboard!)

Student Leadership
Student leadership is an important part of Fuel Up to Play 60. Active students can keep track of their involvement online to earn points. Students who achieve 25,000 or 40,000 points can apply for the competitive ambassador program and the opportunity to attend the national student leadership summit.

Website Guide
Use this helpful resource to guide you through the new and improved Fuel Up to Play 60 website!