How to Qualify for a PEP Grant

April 29th, 2011

While any school or community-based program is qualified to apply for a Physical Education Program (PEP) Grant, only applicants who follow traditional grantwriting standards and address the goals and requirements of the PEP Grant program are likely to be awarded PEP Grant money. • PEP Grants are awarded to organizations to help them initiate, enhance, […]

10 Physical Education Grants for California School Districts

April 17th, 2011

With budget cuts taking its toll on the education system in California, the physical education and health education programs are usually the first to go out the door. There are thousands of motivated individuals and groups with innovative ideas to keep physical education a priority on their campus but the public funds aren’t always available. […]

What is a PEP Grant?

April 13th, 2011

The PEP Grant, also known as the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) Grant, is a federally funded grant program designed to award money to local education agencies and community-based organizations, including religious organizations, to help them initiate, expand, or enhance physical education programs for K through 12 students. In 2011, the PEP Grant will award schools and community-based organizations anywhere from $100,000 to $750,000 for programs that help students work toward meeting state standards for physical education.

SPARK Early Childhood Selected as 2011 Head Start Body Start Preferred Provider!

April 8th, 2011

Good news for all Head Start Centers: SPARK has been selected as a 2011 Preferred Provider for Head Start Body Start! Nearly $2 million in Play Space Grants will be awarded to Head Start Centers across the country this year by HSBS to improve their outdoor play spaces.  Grant recipients will be able to purchase […]