Child Care Wellness Mini-Grant: Applications Due 8/18

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The Tuscarora Intermediate Unit announced its Child Care Wellness Mini-grant Project is accepting applications for the 2017-18 program year. 100 selected licensed child care sites will begin the project in September 2017 and complete in June of 2018.

WHO: 100 Licensed Child Care Centers, Group, and Family Child Care Homes Serving Children Birth - Five

WHAT: PA Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (PA NAP SACC)

PA NAP SACC is an interactive, easy-to-use online tool that provides professional development for child care providers. This completely web-based process includes self-assessment, action planning, implementation, policy development, post-self-assessment, and reflection.

WHERE: Online

WHEN: Applications are due by August 18, 2017.  This Child Care Wellness Mini-grant Project will begin in September 2017 and wrap up in June 2018.

WHY: Beyond the reward of making a difference in the health of the children in your care, participants also receive a $500 mini grant to support their action steps and enhance their nutrition and physical activity practices and policies.

Those with questions should contact Lori McMonigal at 717-248-4942 x112 OR