Posted on March 04, 2010 6:06 AM
Safe Routes to School $1,000 mini-grant call for applications
On February 26, the National Center for Safe Routes to School announced that it was now accepting applicationsaccepting applications for up to 35 $1,000 mini-grants for creative, youth-focused ideas that support safe walking and/or bicycling to school. Eligible activities must occur at an elementary or middle school in Fall 2010 and support the overall goal of Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs -- to enable and encourage children nationwide to safely walk and bicycle to school."
"'Communities across the country are finding new ways to make it safer for children to walk and bicycle to school,”' said Lauren Marchetti, director of the National Center for Safe Routes to School in this press release. “'These mini-grants encourage communities to get students involved in the effort to foster a culture of walking and bicycling in their own neighborhoods and schools..'..."
Apply online at the SRTS webpage.