Grants and Recognitions
California State PTA Healthy Lifestyles Grant
Grant funds are available from the California State PTA to develop, promote and implement Healthy Lifestyles programs, projects and activities to improve the overall health of children and adults. The funds are available for use by unit, council or district PTA's in good standing and the programs or projects must be sponsored by the PTA applying for the grant.
School Wellness Recognition Program
The School Wellness Recognition Program is sponsored annually by the American Cancer Society (ACS) in collaboration with the California State PTA and California Action for Healthy Kids to motivate and empower California Schools to "step up" and create healthy school environments.
The program is designed to recognize and applaud schools that are making significant improvements in their school environments related to healthy eating, physical activity, and tobacco-free lifestyles. PTA and ACS want to motivate and empower California schools to "step up" and create healthy school environments.
To view the current list of winners and for more information on how your PTA can be recognized, click here.
California State PTA Spotlight Environmental Award
The Environmental Award is one of eight PTA Unit Spotlight Award categories to recognize outstanding programs organized by PTA units. Share your successful program with other PTA leaders at a special California State PTA Convention workshop. Applications must be received in the California State PTA office, not postmarked, by February 1.
National PTA Health and Safety Program and November Healthy Lifestyles Month
The Healthy Lifestyles Program website includes a parent guide, media promotion fliers and posters, tools and resources for PTA to successfully engage parents and promote healthy lifestyles for children and families.