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Health and Wellness
Office of Health and Wellness
About Health and Wellness
The Office of Health and Wellness supports districts, BOCES, and schools in their efforts to develop and sustain practices that equitably support the whole child and builds a culture of health and wellness for all students, families, and staff in Colorado PK-12 schools. This office focuses on supports related to health education, school health-related services, and grants.
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The Colorado Comprehensive Health Education Act provides funding to develop and implement local comprehensive health education programs in grades PK-12 to foster healthy behaviors through increasing students’ health knowledge and skills to establish and maintain their physical, emotional, social, mental, and sexual health and wellness in addition to the modification of risky behaviors. Approximately $300,000 is available for the 2023-2024 school year, with funding contingent on approval of appropriations from the State Legislature. The Colorado Department of Education anticipates awarding grants for a four-year period. Applicants may request up to $30,000 per year.
Comprehensive Health Education Funding Opportunity
Applications Due: Friday, April 28, 2023, by 11:59 p.m.
Application Information Webinar: Monday, March 20, 2023, from 2-3 p.m.
Intent to Apply Due: Friday, March 31, 2023, by 11:59 p.m.
For more information view the Comprehensive Health Education Grants Page
Programs and Grants
- Brain Injury Grant - Brain STEPS CO Program
- Comprehensive Health Education Grant
- Comprehensive Physical Education Pilot Grant
- Menstrual Hygiene Products Accessibility Grant Program
- Project AWARE
- School Health Professional Grant Program
- School Health Services, Colorado Access (Medicaid)
- School Nurse Workforce Grant
- Student Wellness Grant
- Title V Grant
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