School Meals Grants
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.
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.
This grant provides for the installation of salad bars in school cafeterias. Salad bars are one of the best ways to make vegetables appeal to kids because they allow students to customize their meal. The "Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools" Grant is approximately $2,995 and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Chef Ann Foundation's Get Schools Cooking program is for school districts that want to transition their food service programs from heat and serve foods to scratch-cooked foods. Through the program, school districts are guided through a two-year process to help them make the switch, and have the opportunity to apply for a $50,000 grant.
Summer Meals Grants
This year’s grant aims to increase participation in the summer meals program through new and innovative expansion and outreach strategies. The grant is open to any new or existing Summer Food Service Program sponsor operating in Massachusetts. Sponsors are eligible for expansion awards of $2,000-$5,000 based on the scope of proposed activities. Up to two awards over $5,000 will be granted to sponsors launching innovative expansion strategies in 2018. In order to be considered for funding, all grant applications and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 pm on April 13, 2018.
Summer Meals Grant Opportunity
The dairy farm families of Massachusetts are providing up to $2000 in funding for MA schools to start-up or expand summer meals programs. Funds are limited, and priority will be given to summer meals equipment requests that start new or expand existing programs and those who have not previously received funds for summer. Email your school district name to firstname.lastname@example.org to request details. Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2018