School Grants for Healthy Kids – Applications Due May 5th

Action for Healthy Kids and it’s partners are offering grants opportunities to individual schools ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Over 500 schools will be awarded “School Grants for Healthy Kids” to develop and manage nutrition programs around school breakfast, competitive foods, summer meals, access to healthy food and nutrition education. More information on the grant on the Action for Healthy Kids website.

Also, important school criteria, informational session dates, and deadlines included below:

  • Criteria for school applicants: Schools must participate in the National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program; and must have a free/reduced priced meal eligibility greater than 50% to be eligible.  Priority selection will be given to schools with student enrollment greater than 500 students.  Grants are available in select states as listed below.
  • Informational Webinar Dates: Tuesdays, March 20th and 27th, both at  3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
  • Online Application Deadline: March 5, 2012

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