The Grants 4 Schools program (formerly the Tri 4 Schools’ Wellness Grants program) was created to support school initiatives that promote the physical and/or mental well-being of children in Dane County elementary and middle schools (ages 3-14.)

  • This year, Grants 4 Schools is accepting applications for grant requests between $500-$3000 that support school based wellness initiatives.
  • All applications addressing wellness initiatives for school and after school programs are welcome from the following within Dane County:
  • School personnel
  • Student groups (with an identified adult school-based mentor)
  • Community members (with an identified school-based partner)
  • Priority will be placed on proposals that:
  • Promote engagement of underrepresented populations
  • Propose an initiative that can be feasibly accomplished with the requested funding
  • Identify potential outcomes that can be measured & are willing to work with Tri 4 School mentors to track and record those outcomes
  • Offer strategies that support sustainability of the proposed initiative
  • Commit to providing a project summary including outcomes and photos/videos

How to apply?

  • All applications must be completed online in the form below. Please contact to arrange special accommodations. 
  • Each application must identify one contact person for the project and should already be approved by school personnel before submission.
  • Applications are CLOSED for 2023. If you require funding for an urgent, please email to discuss if Tri 4 Schools can help your school. All applications must include a project budget.

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