Grant Recipients
Grant Type: 

Boys and Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee

Grant Amount: $100,000 - $250,000
Grant Term: 2 Years
Dec 1 2006

Boys & Girls Club of Middle Tennessee provides after-school and summer programming for all youth ages 6 to 18.  The mission of the organization is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potentials as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.  In partnership with Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, this grant will increase awareness and promote healthy behaviors in youth ages 6-18 and their families through health education, physical activity, and good nutrition through the Commit to be Fit collaboration.  525 youth will complete the program.  75% of participants will achieve at least 3 personal goals over 12 months. Participants and their families will increase their practice of healthy behaviors, i.e. physical activity, healthier food choices and safe practices.

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