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The Fuel Up to Play 60 grant application for the next funding round opens August 22nd! The next grant deadline is November 7th. Stay tuned for details!


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


***Get your team excited for a new school year with Fuel Up to Play 60! Hold a Fuel Up to Play 60 Kickoff celebration (no matter how big or small) at your school. Mark off the Kickoff Step as complete on your Dashboard and your school will be entered for a chance to win a $200 gift card from the Fuel Up to Play 60 Store. Check out the School Guide to Kickoff for ideas to help you get started. ***

What are you waiting for? It’s time to kick off a great year!!!


*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Many will enter; few will win. See Official Rules. The NFL Entities (as defined in Official Rules), National Football League Players Association and the National Football League Players Incorporated have not offered or sponsored this sweepstakes in any way.


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
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.

Website Guide
Use this helpful resource to guide you through the Fuel Up to Play 60 website.

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