The Foundation's program, National Expansion of Sports4Kids: A Program that Promotes Physical Activity and Play at Schools - 2008-2012, was designed to support the second phase of a national expansion of Sports4Kids, an innovative program that uses play to promote physical activity and youth development in schools.This second phase of funding for Sports4Kids will: (1) expand the program to 650 low-income schools in 27 cities; (2) provide fee-for-service technical assistance to more than 4,000 schools annually; and (3) build Sports4Kids into a flagship organization with a national voice for promoting play as the single most effective strategy for promoting physical activity and ultimately improving children's health and well-being in school.
Amount Awarded $18,734,344.00
Awarded on: 4/29/2008
Time frame: 7/1/2008 - 5/14/2012
Grant Number: 63981