Apply for a Shape the State PE Grant

Jan. 1, 2016

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Winning schools receive PE grants worth $10,000 each, including new equipment, curriculum, $1,000 wellness stipend

Applications for next year are closed as of May 1, 2017.

Since 2011, 100 Tennessee middle schools have seen their PE classes transformed by Shape the State grants from the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation.

20 winning schools will receive PE grants valued at $10,000 including:

  • Equipment
  • Curriculum
  • Hands-on training
  • $1,000 to spend at their discretion for PE, nutrition or wellness efforts
Click here to apply


Click here to read how SPARK is working at Crab Orchard Middle School.

Grant details

  • Apply by May 1, 2017
  • 20 schools will be awarded grants
  • Any Tennessee school serving students in grades 6-8 is eligible to apply, excluding current Shape the State grant recipients

Educators at Shape the State schools are reporting improvements in student health and classroom performance. To bring these positive changes to your school, apply now.

For more information

Ashley Williams
Program Coordinator, BlueCross Health Foundation
(423) 535-7082

Shape the State: Past Winning Schools