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Fuel Up to Play 60

Fuel Up to Play 60

Fuel Up to Play 60

Launched by the National Football League (NFL) and National Dairy Council (NDC) in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Fuel Up to Play 60 empowers youth to take action to improve nutrition and physical activity at their school and for their own health. The goal is to support sustainable changes in schools, for children to be physically active and choose tasty, nutrient-rich foods (low-fat and fat-free dairy foods, fruits, vegetables and whole grains). Since Fuel Up to Play 60 began in 2009, more than 73,000 schools have enrolled nationwide, including over 70% of the schools in Indiana thanks to partnership between the Indianapolis Colts and Indiana dairy farmer families.

Having access to the Fuel Up to Play 60 Playbook, grants, fun rewards and additional resources help make the customizable program easy for any school to implement and any student to be engaged. This program even helps to meet school wellness goals. Is your school ready to Fuel Greatness?

Learn more about Fuel Up to Play 60 HERE! 

School Grants

Fuel Up to Play 60: Spring Grant

Coming Spring 2021

Indiana schools can apply for up to $4,000 in grant funding to support their Fuel Up to Play 60 program. Grant applications should be focused on starting or growing a sustainable wellness program. Up to $2,000 can be requested for both a "Healthy Eating Play" and a "Physical Activity Play." Healthy Eating (that includes dairy) must be part of the plan with a request for equal, if not more, of the funding requested. Reach out to Josh Leitman with American Dairy Association Indiana with any questions on the program or application at Leitman@WinnersDrinkMilk.com.

Find the Fuel Up to Play 60 Playbook to get ideas for which Play(s) to pursue HERE.

Find several Fuel Up to Play 60 grant recipients featured in the "School of the Week" videos below!

School of the Week

We are honored to recognize schools each year that are doing amazing things in the name of Health & Wellness. Join us in celebrating the success of such dedicated programs!

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