Apply For Grant
Do you feel there is a need for more kindness in your elementary school?
If the answer is YES, then follow these steps to bring Choose Kindness to your school:
Click on the link to APPLY
Obtain principal or administrative approval
Designate a Choose Kindness advisor
Grant awarded to school
Ready to begin!
Choose Kindness Grant
Grant Due: January 21, 2022
Choose Kindness Webinar Overview
If you missed our webinar overview you can watch a recording of the event here
TheCook Center for Human Connection is a non-profit organization focused not only on eradicating suicide but offering resources and support to those with mental health issues. We bring together the best organizations, programs and products to prevent suicide, provide mental health support and enhance human connections essential for people to thrive.
After extensive research, the Cook Center has chosen to support the installation of Choose Kindness into schools. Choose Kindness is a school-based kindness program designed to infuse Kindness into daily school life. The Choose Kindness program has proven to:
Build an inclusive culture
Reduce mental health issues
Create a safe learning environment
Develop kinder individuals
Each grant will award 100% of funding to implement Choose Kindness in year one. Previous grant recipients can apply for a 50% grant for year two, and a 25% grant in year three. The grant includes the license to use and implement Choose Kindness in your school, as well as the implementation kit, comprehensive curriculum, training, active customer support, and access to a library of resources and ideas.
* The following applies to Choose Kindness school year 2021-22:
Choose Kindness is currently offered at the Elementary (K-6) level. (Look for expansion into secondary schools in the near future)
Choose Kindness is only available through a Grant from the Cook Center for Human Connection.