We may see the first generation of kids that will be less healthy and have a shorter life expectancy than their parents.
Richard H. Carmona
Former Surgeon General
In school, kids are sitting more and moving less.
- 10 million children are TOTALLY inactive
- 33 million children are not active to healthy standards
- Tens of thousands of schools have no physical education
- *Estimated average budget for PE in schools is $460 per year
- **Out of 86,386 public elementary schools 41,000 are in need
* Source: Shape America
** Source: Center for Education Reform (48% of public High Schools have no PE)
GO! Grants impact physical activity programs in elementary schools.
We send funds directly to the schools for immediate use, making the most direct impact on the lives of children.
GO! Grants impact to date
Elementary Schools Funded
Additional Minutes of Activity Per Week
Over 100,000 Kids Participating
An Immediate Need
The success of GO! Grants has created an immediate and growing need.
$2.5 Million funds 445 additional schools across 43 states impacting 225,000 K-6 students this school year.