Program Description: The purpose of this seed grant is to increase the number of children with access to morning nutrition. Start-up grants can be used to cover costs associated with implementing a school breakfast program (SBP) in a non-participating school site. A non-participating school site is defined as a school that did not have a permanent SBP during the past school year. Participation improvement grants can be used to cover costs associated with improving participation in schools that are currently approved to participate in the SBP.
Who is Eligible to Apply: Public and non-profit private schools and residential child care institutions.
Amount of Funds Available: The total amount of funding going to schools is $364,000 for the 2011-2012 school year.
Application Due Date: Applications were to be postmarked by Tuesday, May 11, 2011.
For more information, contact:
Jessica Sharkus, RD, CD, School Nutrition Team Assistant Director
Other Information and Resources:
- Application materials and more information on the School Breakfast Program