Shape School Grants

As part of the Georgia Shape initiative, the Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Child Health and Wellness program awards grant funding to assist local schools with expanding and enhancing their physical activity and nutrition efforts. More than 60 schools have been funded to date. This program is open to any public school (elementary, middle, or high school) across the state.

Along with a funding award, grantees are provided technical assistance that includes—

  • Statewide recognition
  • Attendance of a statewide healthy schools’ summit
  • Completion of school health assessment
  • Action planning and resources
  • Peer to peer learning and training
  • Assistance with evaluation


Awardee schools will receive ongoing subject matter expertise support from other statewide partners:

  • Alliance for a Healthier Generation
  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Georgia Department of Agriculture
  • Georgia Department of Community Health
  • Georgia Department of Education
  • Georgia Department of Public Health – Worksite Wellness
  • Georgia Health Policy Center
  • Georgia Organics
  • HealthMPowers
  • The Diary Alliance/Fuel Up to Play 60

Round XI Shape School Grant

The Round XI Shape School Grant is now open! Georgia Shape will award grants to public elementary, middle, and high schools to expand and enhance their physical activity and nutrition efforts. Apply today!

Round XI

  • Application Release: April 20, 2022
  • Application Due: June 8, 2022                                      
  • Anticipated Award Notification: TBD      
  • Grantee Healthy Virtual School Summit: September 2022 (Specific Date TBD)
  • Performance Period: August 2022 to June 2023  
  • Informational Webinar Dates & Registration Links: April 27, 2022, at 4:00 pm or May 4, 2022, at 3:30 pm. 

Download this pdf file. Georgia Shape School Grant Rubric

Download this pdf file. Georgia Shape School Grant Application

Georgia Shape Round XI Grant Webinar


Steps to Submit the Shape School Grant Application:

  • Download the application file onto your computer
  • Save the file to your computer
  • Complete the application in full
  • Send the application to [email protected]

If you have any questions, please contact Georgia Health Policy Center at [email protected]

For a Georgia Shape, Grant Application Packet contact Greta Sebestyen at [email protected]


Page last updated 5/10/2022