$10,000 Available for 5 CA Elementary Schools!

Application Due Wednesday, May 26th

Thanks to the California Department of Public Health, five (5) "SPARKpower" grants (valued at $10,000 each) are available for California public elementary schools to implement a SPARK After School, K-2 Physical Education, or 3-6 Physical Education program.

This is an amazing opportunity to provide an award-winning, research-based physical activity program for your school! Each $10,000 SPARKpower grant package includes:

  • SPARK Premium Program of choice (2 full-days of on-site, "hands on" training for up to 30 staff)
  • SPARK Curriculum and Instructional Materials
  • SPARK Workshop Equipment Kit
  • 1-Year Membership to SPARKfamily.org (for each teacher)
  • Extensive Follow-Up Support


  • California public elementary schools (K-5 or K-6)
  • At least 50% of students qualify to receive free/reduced lunch
  • Must be able to host a full day (6 hours) teacher-training (in program of choice) at your site, between June 10 and June 30, 2010

Application Instructions:

  • Only 1 application per elementary school will be accepted.
  • Must complete ALL information on application and stay within word limits.
  • Responses must be typed into this form.  No handwritten applications will be accepted.
  • Submit application via email by 5:00pmPST Wednesday, May 26th to: khemlin@sparkpe.org Subject:  SPARKpower grant
  • Grants will be announced by 5:00pm Friday, May 28th.  Top 10 finalists will receive a call the morning of Friday, May 28th—please make sure you are available during this time!

CLICK HERE to apply!

Questions? Contact Katie Hemlin:


800-772-7573 ext. 2212