NRPA and Walmart Foundation Healthy Out-of-School Time Grant Opportunity
Recorded On: 02/20/2018
- Registration Closed
Commit to Health in your community this year! Join NRPA to learn more about this exciting grant opportunity for local parks and recreation! The 2018 Healthy Out-of-School Time grant will focus on three main goals including:
- increasing the number of meals served through the federal nutrition programs during out-of-school times;
- providing evidence-based nutrition education to children and families; and
- implementing nutrition standards to create healthier environments at park and recreation sites.
This is a great opportunity to enhance your community’s healthy living efforts and address real issues including childhood hunger, obesity, screen time usage and healthy eating habits in youth! The webinar will discuss goals of the grant, eligibility, application deadlines and answer any questions you may have!
Program Manager, National Recreation and Park Association
Maureen Acquino is a Program Manager for the National Recreation and Park Association. As a part of the Health and Wellness team, she focuses on healthy out-of-school time programming and inclusive practices in parks and recreation.
Director of Health, National Recreation and Park Association
Allison Colman is the Director of Health for the National Recreation and Park Association on the Health and Wellness team. Allison joined NRPA in 2015 and oversees the out-of-school time portfolio, including NRPA’s Commit to Health campaign and efforts to reduce childhood hunger through the USDA Child Nutrition programs. Allison also manages NRPA Parks for Inclusion initiative. Prior to joining NRPA, Allison worked in the recreation field facilitating health and wellness programs across all populations. Combined with her work in other non-profits and organizations, Allison has extensive experience in public health and wellness program management and preventative health initiatives.