The Cooper Institute

Founded in 1970 by the "Father of Aerobics"
Kenneth H. Cooper MD, MPH



FitnessGram® Grant Opportunities

2018-2019 School Grants for Helathy Kids Game On Grant

Grants are for physical activity and nutrition initiatives that support schools’ efforts to improve school and student health and become nationally recognized as a health-promoting school. Grants are for $500 or $1,000. Review the application and application instructions. Register for our Game On grant webinar on February 21, 2018 to learn more.

Parents for Healthy Kids Grants

These grants are for parents or parent groups to implement physical activity and nutrition initiatives. Get the full grant details, including application process, at

Register for our Parents for Healthy Kids grant webinar on February 22, 2018.


Game Changer Grant

Available to all K-12 educators to apply for $10,000 in Action Based Learning or Kinesthetic Classroom Products.

Funding: $10,000
Due Date: February  28, 2018


Good Sports Grant

Funding to buy new PE equipment to engage and encourage youth to be physically active.

Funding: Various

Due Date: Rolling

Association of American Educators Foundation Grant

The grant can be used for a variety of projects and materials to enhance the classroom and improve student learning.

Funding: $500
Due Date: March 1st and October 1st annually

Kids in the Game: Go! Grants

Grants are available to elementary schools in all 50 states for physical activity programming before, during and after school, and can be used for equipment, facilities, professional development and programs aimed at increasing student physical activity to 60 minutes per day.

Funding: $1,000 - $5,000
Due Date: June 1 annually