Other Funding Sources

National

Action for Healthy Kids Grants 

Through its many partnerships, Action for Healthy Kids offers multiple grant opportunities throughout the year to fund healthy nutrition and physical activity improvements.

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation 
The Alliance works to address childhood obesity by implementing changes in the environments that affect a child's health. Their website offers a rolling list of local and national funding sources. You will need to create an account and join the Healthy Schools Program in order to access the complete list.

People for Bikes

The People for Bikse Grant Program awards collaborations including non-profit organizations, businesses, and government entities to fund bicycle infrastructure or advocacy projects including paved bike paths, lanes, and rail-trails as well as mountain bike trails, bike parks, BMX facilities, and large-scale bicycle advocacy initiatives.

Federal Programs
A variety of Federal programs also provide opportunities to fund pedestrian and bicycle improvements that may be relevant to your Safe Routes to School project. A description of each is available at the National Center for Safe Routes to School.

  • Transportation Enhancements
  • Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement
  • Highway Safety Improvement Program
  • Title 23, Section 402 Funds
  • Recreational Trails Program
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • The Environmental Protection Agency

South Carolina

Champions of the Environment
SC DHEC rewards projects that help the environment. South Carolina's K-12 students, teachers and environmental educators can apply for up to a $2000 grant. Project ideas can include Air Quality programs such as promoting walking and biking as alternatives to vehicle transportation.

SPARK Grant-Finder Tool
The SPARK Grant-Finder Tool is a resource for locating national and state-specific grants for your Physical Education, After school, Early childhood or Coordinated School Health program.

Local

Check back for updates and be in touch with your Outreach Coordinator if you have opportunities you would like to share with the SC SRTS Resource Center Community.

Greenville Women Giving
Greenville Women Giving is committed to strengthening our community through the collective resources of our members by awarding high-impact grants ranging from $40,000 (minimum) to $100,000 in five areas: arts and culture, education, environment, health, and human services.

USDA's Rural Development Community Facilities Program
USDA's Rural Development Community Facilities program offers grants to towns of up to 20,000 in population to assist in the development of community facilities for health care, public safety, and community and public service.