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School Meals Grants

School Breakfast Grants from Project Bread

Project Bread currently has one grant opportunity available to provide support and financial assistance to schools where 60% or more of the student population are eligible for free and reduced-price meals that are interested in implementing a Breakfast After the Bell model by the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Grants are accepted on a rolling basis through May 31, 2019. 

New England Dairy & Food Council

New England Dairy & Food Council is excited to announce a Fuel Up to Play 60 funding opportunity from New England Dairy Farmers to eligible schools in CT, MA, NH, RI and VT to support equipment and marketing needs associated with starting or expanding school breakfast in non-traditional ways. Submit your application to dairygrants@newenglanddairy.com by midnight on March 15, 2019. 

Action for Healthy Kids School Breakfast Grants

Action for Healthy Kids provides School Breakfast Grants to increase school breakfast participation by implementing alternative breakfast models like Breakfast in the Classroom, Grab and Go or other innovative models through grant awards ranging from $1,000-$3,000. Grant applications are due by April 5, 2019. 

Fuel Up to Play 60

New England Dairy & Food Council is offering Fuel Up to Play 60 grants. Schools can apply for up to $4,000 for healthy eating and physical activity improvements. Grants open to all schools. Note: Grant opportunity will open on March 6, 2019 and grant applications will be due by April 10, 2019. 

Eos Foundation After the Bell BIC Launch Grant 

Eos provides one-time grant awards up to $10,000 to eligible Massachusetts schools/districts and charter public schools eager to make breakfast part of their school day by launching or expanding ATB BIC programming. Grants are accepted on a rolling basis. 

Salad Bars to Schools

This grant provides for the installation of salad bars in school cafeterias. Salad bars are a great way to make vegetables appealing to kids because they allow students to customize their meal. The "Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools" Grant is approximately $3,147 and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Summer Meals Grants

Project Bread Summer Eats Grants

Project Bread’s Summer Eats grants support implementation and expansion of Summer Eats (the USDA Summer Food Service Program) in Massachusetts. All new and existing sponsors are eligible for grants of $500-$5,000. Applications are due by March 31, 2019.