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Awards & Grants


MOAHPERD is proud to recognize those in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance whose contributions matter. If you wish to nominate someone for an award, send the name and address of that individual with the name of the award to the chair of Nomination/Awards committee (Taralyn Garner, Past President: chub102001@yahoo,com).

Use this form to nominate individuals for awards.

Individual Award List


MOAHPERD may have funds available for the improvement of instruction in health, physical education, recreation, dance and related fields. Individual members of MOAHPERD, MOAHPERD districts, and divisions, can apply for funds to provide workshops, in-service training, clinics, and special programs. The funds cannot be used to attend workshops, clinics, classes, or interscholastic activities. The Executive Committee will review applications and a recommendation will be made to the Representative Assembly. 

Grant Guidelines for Funding Professional Projects



One half of the funds will be awarded upon approval of the application, the remaining half will be provided when a satisfactory final report is submitted, by the applicant(s), and approved by the Executive Committee.

A final written report using the approved MOAHPERD form must be filed with MOAHPERD within two weeks after the project is completed.

Grant Deadlines

Applications must be sent to the Executive Director and received 30 days prior to the Spring Representative Assembly in February or 30 days prior to the Fall Convention in November.