Welcome to the North Carolina Recreation and Park Association's Wellness Initiative! This initiative's mission is to empower parks and recreation agencies in North Carolina to create healthy communities through the development of programs, policies, and infrastructure that support healthy eating and physical activity. This toolkit is a resource designed to help parks and recreation agencies and community members meet these goals.
No Kid Hungry: Coronavirus Grants
No Kid Hungry is offering Coronavirus response emergency grants to support local school districts and nonprofit organizations in their efforts to ensure kids receive the nutritious food they need. School districts and community organizations are eligible to submit an initial grants inquiry. Inquiries are currently accepted on an ongoing basis, and No Kid Hungry will follow up with eligible organizations. Click this link to find out more!
NC Recreation Trails Program Grant
The Division of Parks and Recreation, the North Carolina Trails Program and the North Carolina Trails Committee value trail projects that are legal, safe, managed and provide connectivity, reasonable public access and parking. The Trails Program staff are ready, willing and available to assist in all phases of the application process of projects that are construction ready for grant funding. To learn more and to apply, click this link!