Grants

Share Our Strength- The Great American Bake Sale grants program will support efforts to increase reimbursement through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), National School Lunch Program (NSLP), or Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Nonprofit organizations that the Great American Bake Sale.

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Wells School District • A Taste of Asia

Team Nutrition Training Grants offer funding to state agencies to establish and enhance sustainable infrastructures for implementing Team Nutrition.

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Program offers funding for specific schools to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables.

The Allen Foundation was founded by William Allen Webster, an agricultural chemist, in 1975.  The foundation makes grants to education, training and research projects benefiting human nutrition.  

Love Your Veggies Nationwide School Lunch Campaign sponsored by Hidden Valley$15,000 grant will be awarded to 51 elementary schools, one in every state that supports programs to increase access and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables during school meals.

Got Breakfast? The Silent Hero Grant Program will award up to $100,000 in grants.  Public schools, non-profit private schools or 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations participating in the National School Breakfast Program are eligible to apply.

Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) Grant U.S Department of EducationThis grant provides funds to initiate the expansion and improvement of physical education programs for grades K-12.The FARM TO SCHOOL / SCHOOL GARDEN GRANTSUSDA's Farm to School Program will provide grants in the $20,000 to $100,000 range to help schools create school gardens and create other programs that bring local foods to students. This would help students connect with local agriculture, whether it's by planting a garden on school grounds or taking a trip to a local farm. Deadline for grand application is June 15 and USDA will hold a wewebinar on May 15 for interested applicants. More info on the Farm to school grant program including details on the webinar and application material in on the USDA's website.

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A happy student selects a well-balanced meal at Horace Mitchell Primary School in Kittery. The menu of the day offered beef tacos with all the fixings, bananas and oranges, cucumbers and sweet peppers, as well as ice cold milk! Delicious!

Getting Funded: Writing a Successful Qualitative Small-Project Proposal [PDF] - Janice Penrod, Pennsylvania State University, University Park

Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service - Community Food Projects GrantsFunding Opportunities

USDA Economic Research Service - Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs Grant InformationImpact of Food Assistance on Nutrition 2005-2006U.S Department of Health and Human Services

Research on the Economics of Diet, Activity, and Energy Balance - Take Action: Healthy People, Places, and Practices in Communities Project

Grants.gov - Search and apply for federal grants online

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