School health programs have the potential to be one of the most efficient ways to improve the health of young people. One of the key resources needed to develop such programs is funding. Sources of funds to support school health programs are numerous. The information below includes some funding sources for Texas school districts. It also gives some helpful resources for writing grants.
We encourage you to sign up for the DSHS school health weekly e-newsletter, the Friday Beat. You will receive information on available grants, funding sources and other resources for schools.
- DSHS Grants and Awards
- Friday Beat Newsletter
- Texas Education Agency Grant Opportunities
- Texas Department of Agriculture Grants and Services
- Federal Grants Program
Grant Writing Help
- Community Toolbox- Toolkit 14: Writing a Grant Application for Funding
- Community Toolbox- Section 5: Writing a Grant
External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may not be accessible to people with disabilities. For more information about any of the organizations listed, contact the sponsoring organization.