Chatham County Partnership for Children, with funding from our annual Reindeer Run 5K, is pleased to offer grants to promote physical activity in Chatham County for children and/or adults. Projects may be located in schools, child care facilities, public areas, parks, churches, community centers, or worksites.  Priority will be given innovative projects that promote healthy physical activity for underserved groups.  Previous grantees are eligible.

Eligible Applicants Schools, child care facilities, churches, businesses, public agencies, and nonprofit agencies that provide or intend to provide physical activity opportunities to children and/or adults
Physical Activity Grant Application2023
Applications Due  May 22, 2023
Awards Announcement June-July 2023
Grant Amount A total of $10,000 is available for
grants to 3-5 projects
Funds Disbursed July 2022
Project Completion & Report Due November 30, 2023 with 5 photos
Questions? Contact Jerry Lux, Race Director, at
Examples of past projects ·         Sports and dance equipment for school age children in child care

·         Rebuilding of trail bridges on public trail

·         Paved tricycle track for preschool classroom

·         Swim lessons for children in foster care

·         Upgrade of church walking trail open to the community

We are also looking to add to our Reindeer Run Planning Committee. If you or someone you know may be interested, please contact Jerry at