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 Generous Chargers Champions Grant Applications Now Available

​​Grant applications are now available in the San Diego Chargers' extremely generous Chargers Champions Program, which has awarded more than $4 million to local schools since the 2000-2001 school year.

Each year Chargers Champions provides grants of up to $75,000 to high schools, up to $40,000 for middle schools and up to $30,000 for elementary schools. Schools throughout the county have been awarded Chargers Champions grants and have transformed their schools’ fitness and nutrition programs as a result of the grant program.

Schools must complete the written application for consideration, and all applications must be postmarked on or before June 29, 2012 to be considered.

Last year’s recipients were:

  • Alcott Elementary, San Diego Unified S.D., for a Fitness Activity Room 
  • Carlton Oaks Elementary, Santee S.D., for an Outdoor Fitness Structure 
  • Escondido High School, Escondido Union HS District for Weight Room Equipment 
  • Hoover High School, San Diego Unified, for Fitness Equipment 
  • Howard Pence Elementary School, South Bay Union S.D., for Fitness Flooring Installation 
  • Julian Junior High School, Julian Union S.D., for a Climbing Wall 
  • Lindbergh Schweitzer Elementary School, San Diego Unified, for 16 Aerobic Fitness Spinners 
  • San Pasqual Academy, County Office of Education, for Athletic Equipment