Posted on May 19, 2010 2:27 AM
Walk and Roll to School mini-grants available
Schools in northeastern Illinois (Cook, DuPage, Lake, Kane, Kendall, and McHenry Counties) are invited to apply for a Walk and Roll to School Day mini-grant to help them plan and execute high quality Walk and Roll to School Day festivities, and to promote walking and biking to school throughout the year.
Grants include $500 in cash, promotional items (banners, signs, and mile markers), Clif® bars and a $100 credit toward training and equipment for AAA's School Safety Patrol Program. The mini-grant program is sponsored by the Active Transportation Alliance along with other partner organizations.
Visit http://www.activetrans.org/walkandroll to learn more and to download a copy of the grant application. Applications are due by July 2, 2010. For questions, contact Heather Schady, Active Trans Safe Routes to School manager, (312) 427-3325 x236, email@example.com.