Grants Awarded

Children & Youth

Anti-hunger Efforts (2014)

$500

City of Winter Park

Winter Park, FL

https://cityofwinterpark.org/departments/parks-recreation/recreation-sports/community-center/

To support the creation of a healthy snack cabinet at the Winter Park Community Center so hungry students in after school programs have access to nutritious snacks.

Anti-hunger Efforts (2014)

$1,000

Welbourne Avenue Nursery & Kindergarten

Winter Park, FL

http://welbourneavenuenursery.org/

To support food and beverages for infants, toddlers and their families.

Anti-hunger Efforts (2014)

$1,000

Winter Park Day Nursery

Winter Park, FL

http://winterparkdaynursery.org/

To support food and beverages for infants, toddlers and their families.

Child Care Obesity Prevention Initiative: Healthy Habits for Life (2014)

$49,236

Nemours Foundation

Orlando, FL

http://www.nemours.org/service/health/growuphealthy.html

To support continuation and expansion of the HHL program for children–and their families–enrolled in child care centers in Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville. The program is designed to get kids moving, reduce screen time, make nutrition fun, encourage healthier foods and beverages, and it promotes the establishment of wellness policies within child care centers.

CHILL Counseling Program (2014)

$569,685

Foundation for Orange County Public Schools

Orlando, FL

http://healthykidstoday.org/about/chill/

To support the CHILL mental health counseling program in 12 public schools serving families from Eatonville, Maitland and Winter Park as part of the Coordinated Youth Initiative (CYI), the Winter Park Health Foundation’s school-based comprehensive health and wellness program.

Educational Brief on Uninsured Children (2014)

$5,350

Florida Philanthropic Network

Tampa, FL

http://www.fpnetwork.org/

To help support research for and publishing of an educational Brief on the Status of Uninsured Children in Florida through the Florida Philanthropic Network.

Encouraging Physical Activity (2014)

$21,128

Winter Park Day Nursery

Winter Park, FL

http://winterparkdaynursery.org/

To improve the child care center’s playground to enhance safety and increase space for play.

Encouraging Physical Activity (2014)

$10,656

Welbourne Avenue Nursery & Kindergarten

Winter Park, FL

http://welbourneavenuenursery.org/

To improve the child care center’s playground to enhance safety and increase space for play.

Healthy School Teams (2014)

$4,905

Winter Park Consortium Schools

Winter Park, FL

http://www.healthykidstoday.org/

To support Healthy School Team projects and activities in 12 public schools serving families from Eatonville, Maitland and Winter Park designed to instill a culture of health and wellness in each school as part of the Coordinated Youth Initiative (CYI), the Winter Park Health Foundation’s school-based comprehensive health and wellness program.

Healthy Weight Campaign (2014)

$7,500

Foundation for Orange County Public Schools

Orlando, FL

http://www.foundationforocps.org/

To purchase the scales, stadiometers (official equipment to measure heights) and laptop computers for recording the measurements. This enabled Winter Park Consortium school nurses to efficiently and accurately collect BMI measurements.

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