Grants and School Initiatives

CK Public Health has a number of grants and school initiatives to help support schools and student wellness.

For more information about our grants or how CK Public Health can support your school contact us at

School Wellness Grant

Schools have the opportunity to apply for a $200 “WELLNESS GRANT” for the 2019-2020 academic year, to help foster youth engagement in school health promotion projects. Successful recipients will utilize their grant to support Ontario’s Well-Being strategy for education, through student lead initiatives that should encompass at least one of the following topics:

  • Healthy Eating Initiatives (ie. School Salad Bar Events)
  • Physical Activity/Sedentary Behaviour
  • Positive Mental Health
  • Safe, Accepting and Inclusive Education
  • Application deadline is October 25th, 2019.

To apply, download School Wellness Grant 2019-2020 and submit by email to

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School Garden

School gardens have shown to be a powerful way to improve the quality of nutrition and education in schools. Students who participate in school garden projects discover fresh food, connect with the environment and have an opportunity to make healthier food choices. CK public health gives schools the opportunity to establish their own garden or maintain an existing garden through a grant up to $1,000.00. Applications available April 2020. 

Contact for more information or to request and application.

    Salad Bar

      CKPH provides funding for equipment and staff facilitate a 2-hour training on food skills focusing on vegetables and fruit and simple preparation techniques to set up salad bars.  Applications are sent to the schools in October and training starts between November and January.

      Contact for more information or to request and application.