Speaking of grants that have crossed our desks lately, if you have 501c3 status and operate in the Portland metro area, this is a fantastic, yearly grant.

Nike and The Oregon Community Foundation are seeking proposals (deadline Nov 15th) for $500,000 in funds.

The program’s four funding priorities are environment, education, inclusion, and health. Within each funding priority are goals that include physical activity as a key element and goals that do not include physical activity. Program resources will be spent roughly as follows: 80 percent for projects that respond to community problems through the lens of sport/physical activity and 20 percent for projects with the potential for a broader, long-term impact on the health and well-being of children and families.

Read more about the grant here (pdf)

How about a walking program for your middle school, run by a fellow Portland company?