Mini-Grant Recipient Success Stories: American Youth Soccer Organization FC Jupiter

American Youth Soccer Organization FC Jupiter was awarded a 2016-2017 Healthier Jupiter Mini-Grant for their Score for a Healthier Jupiter! Project!

During soccer practices, using the Jupiter Elementary School track, families were encouraged to walk laps and were awarded prizes for every mile they walked around the track. They celebrated with a dinner at Jupiter High School including baked chicken, delicious vegetables and diabetes education by a nutrition educator. Check out the photos from the event below…

American Youth Soccer Organization FC Jupiter Score for a Healthier Jupiter! met Healthier Jupiter’s focus to help individuals become more physically active on a regular basis .

About Healthier Jupiter’s 2019-2020 Mini-Grant Program

Healthier Jupiter, a community initiative founded to address health and quality of life issues, for the fourth year in a row, Healthier Jupiter will offer Mini Grants to impact the health of our community. The goal of the Mini Grants is to fund innovative projects that have measurable impact and can create meaningful, transformative change in the health, wellness and success of the greater Jupiter community. The grants will allow civic organizations, churches, temples, schools, government entities and nonprofits to fund pilot ideas to improve our collective community health in one of four focus areas:

  1. Increase the availability and affordability of fresh, healthy foods;

  2. Help individuals become more physically active on a regular basis;

  3. Encourage people to engage mentally and physically to practice healthy behaviors; and/or

  4. Support changes in the built environment and community policies that promote equitable opportunities for healthy living.

For more information about Healthier Jupiter’s Mini-Grant Program please visit Here you can learn about past recipients, get some great inspiration from innovative ideas from around the country, and submit an interest form (which is required to submit a grant).

Healthier Jupiter is funded through a generous grant from Palm Health Foundation in partnership with Jupiter Medical Center, as part of the countywide Healthier Together Initiative.