2016 Healthy Incentives Challenge

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Ready, Set, Go! 5210 is an initiative to promote healthy lifestyle choices for children, youth, and families. The Healthy Incentive Challenge aims to make the healthy choice the easy choice by making small changes in children’s environments.

How it Works

The Challenge offers $100 – $500 for organizations serving newborn to 8 year old children to make their environment healthier. Project Child Success will purchase and deliver items. No cash will be awarded. All awardees will be highlighted in media, press releases, and marketing efforts.

Who Can Apply?

Any organization in Pierce County, Washington, serving newborn to 8 year old children. This includes child care centers, family child care, preschool, nonprofit, workplace, school, or business.

Sample Ideas

We’re looking for creative and innovative ideas. Examples include: bicycle helmets to get kids moving, water coolers, rubber boots to get kids outside, delivery of fresh fruits and vegetables, or many others!

Application Instructions

Simply complete the online application by clicking the apply button below. Applications must show which 5210 objective (see color chart above) their ideas meet, and how the items will improve the child’s environment. Limit one entry per organization. Applications will be accepted August 1 – September 23. Paper applications are available upon request and must be postmarked by September 23. Awards will be announced in October. Limited number of awards will be granted, based on available funding.

Questions?

Project Child Success members are available for assistance in completing the application. Contact info@first5fundamentals.org or 253-682-1835.

The grant time has expired and we are no longer accepting applications. Thank you for your interest.

Healthy Incentives Challenge is made possible by support from the MultiCare Health System.

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