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March 12, 2015

Dear Supporter,

Several organizations have recently announced grant opportunities for school districts to feed more hungry students. Here’s a quick roundup.

Action for Health Kids Breakfast Grants

Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) is now accepting School Grants for Healthy Kids applications for the 2015-2016 school year! Breakfast grants up to $2,500 are available. Eligible schools may apply to pilot or expand their School Breakfast Programs, pilot universal school breakfast and/or fund physical activity and nutrition initiatives working toward healthy schools certification.

USDA Awards Grants to Support Schools Serving Healthier Meals and Snacks

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding more than $30 million in grants to help schools prepare healthy meals for children. New Jersey is slated to receive about $500,000. These grants will help schools purchase needed equipment and provide additional training for school food service professionals.

Download the list of funding by state for FY14 and FY15.

NJSACC Offers Mini-Grants to Support Afterschool Meals

The Network for New Jersey’s Afterschool Communities is offering mini-grants to qualifying
organizations to support and expand afterschool meals in NJ. A limited number of grants between $500 and $2,500 are available. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 20, 2015. Grantees will also receive technical assistance and support from NJSACC.

The Food for Thought School Breakfast Campaign is a partnership of state agencies, child advocates, anti-hunger coalitions, statewide education organizations and national organizations.

View a list of campaign partners.

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