GeoFitness, Inc./Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Are Awarding Grants to Virginia Public Schools Request for Proposals (RFP)

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GeoFitness and VAHPERD are partnering to improve youth fitness through the funding of three equipment/training grants. Two grants for $2729.00 will be awarded at the elementary level and one grant for $3865.00 will be awarded to a secondary school. Second year funding of $500.00 for each school is possible based on meeting certain criteria.

Important Deadlines

Grant applications must be post marked prior to May 15, 2007. Grant recipients will be announced between June 5, 2007 and June 10, 2007


* Must be a K-12 public school in the state of Virginia

* All health and physical education teachers in the school must be VAHPERD members at the time of grant submission.

* Secondary schools must submit as an all inclusive team which includes all health and physical education faculty committed to using the equipment.

Equipment and Services Received

Elementary Schools:

10 x 45" Geo Mats

20 x 45" New GeoMotion Mats

1 x set of each task cards

6 x DVDs: 1) Fundamentals

2) Kids #1

3) Kids #2

4) Kids #3

5) HipHop Pulse

6) Partner Routines.

5 x Music CDs:

1) GeoFitness Basics

2) Audio Instructions

3) Cleaned Up HipHop

4) I Like to Wiggle

5) Get Fit with Captain Music

1 x Full day of training by a team Geo Master Trainer Shipping and handling included

Secondary School:

30 x 45" Geo Mats

1x set of task cards

5 x DVDs: 1) HipHop Pulse

2) GeoBox Kickboxing with Attitude

3) GeoJam Dance Party

4) Aerobic Advantage

5) Latin Sizzle

1 x Motionoke Rictor Level 1

4 x Music CDs:

1) Hiphop Cleaned Up

2) Circuit Fun

3) Kalcomania

4) Custom Geo Chart Toppers

8 x Core workout products

1 x Full day of training by a team Geo Master Trainer

Shipping and handling included

Criteria for Selection

A committee of Virginia teaching professionals will select three schools based on the below criteria:

* The innovation and vision of the proposal 30pts

* The greatest likelihood of sustainable impact on the population being served 20pts

* The viability of the assessment strategy 20pts

* The degree to which state SOL and national standards are met 30pts

First Year Guidelines and Expectations

* A school must submit a one page or less letter of support from

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