During the 2022-23 school year, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is offering:
- Ten $500 grants to schools committed to Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification.
- Ten $250 grants to schools offering the “You’re the Chef” program.
About Ophea’s Healthy Schools Certification
WDG Public Health is encouraging schools to use the Healthy School Approach to promote and enhance the health and well-being of students, staff and the school community. Ophea’s process is now 4 simple steps. WDG Public Health is available to support your school. To learn more, visit: https://wdgpublichealth.ca/schools/become-healthy-school.
About the “You’re the Chef” Program
“You’re the Chef” (YTC) is a cooking program that develops the skills and confidence of students (Grades 5-8) to prepare tasty recipes emphasizing fruits and vegetables. YTC can be part of your Healthy School certification or a stand-alone program. WDG Public Health is available to support your school. To learn more, visit https://wdgpublichealth.ca/schools/curriculum-resources/healthy-eating.
Complete and submit the online application by November 25, 2022 here: https://wdgpublichealth.ca/content/2022-23-healthy-schools-grant-application-form. To learn more about becoming a Healthy School and about our Healthy School Grants, please contact our Client and Community Support Call Centre: 1-800-265-7293 ext. 7006 (M-F, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.) or email [email protected].