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Funding Needs Related to COVID-19 Crisis

No Kid Hungry Coronavirus Grants 

No Kid Hungry is offering emergency grants to support local school districts and nonprofit organizations in their efforts to ensure kids get the nutritious food they need. 

New England Grassroots Environmental Fund Rapid Response Funding

The Grassroots Fund is making their rapid response Seed grant program available to grassroots groups responding to local needs and building resilience in their community in response to the COVID19 pandemic and associated events. Our Seed grant program has a brief online application and requests can be up to $1,000. 

New England Dairy Grants

New England Dairy would like to support the amazing efforts of school district that are serving meals while schools are closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. If you have equipment challenges related to serving meals and milk during this time please reach out to Erin Wholey at ewholey@newenglanddairy.com to discuss your challenges and how New England Dairy might be able to help.

Eos Foundation Grants

The Eos Foundation is making emergency grants of up to $10,000 per district. Monies may be used for non-food costs, primarily equipment, so that districts can increase the number of meals produced and distributed. In addition, Eos is also encouraging districts to provide mobile meals. If interested, please email silbert@eosfoundation.org or call with questions at 508-221-8130.

Summer Meals Grants

Project Bread Summer Meal Grants 

Project Bread's Summer Meals grants are open to any new or existing sponsor in Massachusetts. Funding from $500-$4,000 is available and may be used for personnel, transportation, outreach materials, equipment, and other non-reimbursable food expenses. View more information here. Applications are due on March 31, 2020. 

New England Dairy Summer Meals Grant

This grant can be used for summer meal food service equipment, vehicle wrap costs, and marketing support. Funds are limited and will be awarded on a competitive basis. Priority will be given to Summer Meals equipment requests that start new or expand existing programs, and those that have a plan to use the purchased equipment during the school year. Applications must be submitted to dairygrants@newenglanddairy.com by 11:59 PM on April 30, 2020.

School Meals Grants

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

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. 

General School Grants

Action for Healthy Kids

Action For Healthy Kids is offering a number of grants for schools, including Parents for Healthy Kids grants, Game On grants, and Game On: Social Emotional Health grants. Please note: Certain grants are limited to specific states. Grants for $1,000-$5,000 are available. All grant deadlines have been extended to May 1, 2020.