Washington, DC, May 17, 2018 – In celebration of National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, the National Fitness Foundation is proud to announce the 2018 Presidential Youth Fitness Program funding recipients.
The National Fitness Foundation announced the top three winning projects from their PE Innovation Challenge with DonorsChoose.org. Held over a three-month period, the Challenge invited teachers to submit their most creative and innovative health and fitness ideas. By submitting their project and following Challenge criteria, every teacher was promised matching donations from the National Fitness Foundation.
In our latest blog, Meredith Aronson, Director of Strategy & Partnerships for the National Fitness Foundation and Andre Fountain, Project Coordinator for the Aspen Institute’s Sports & Society Program describe their experience at a recent training for physical educators and why opportunities like these are crucial in helping Baltimore kids get active through sports.