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Action for Healthy Kids: School Grants for Healthy Kids

Deadline: August 31, 2014

Action for Healthy Kids has partnered with CSX Transportation, Kellogg Company, Kellogg’s Company Fund, and the Walmart Foundation to provide School Grants for Healthy Kids opportunities for the 2014-2015 school year. In New Mexico, schools are invited to apply for the following opportunity:

School breakfast program pilot and/or expansion – to include alternative breakfast programs (i.e., breakfast in the classroom, grab and go breakfast, breakfast after 1st period, breakfast on the school bus) and universal breakfast programs. Schools must realize an increase in daily ADP of school breakfast program by 25%, and must provide information to students/parents on nutrition and caloric content of foods available. Schools must also join the celebration during Every Kid Healthy Week by hosting a family-friendly health-promoting event during April 2015.

Amount: Awards will range from $500-$5,000 with the average grant size being $1,400 per school.

Eligibility: Schools must participate in the National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program; and must have a free/reduced priced meal eligibility greater than 40% to be eligible. Priority selection will be given to schools with student enrollment greater than 500 students. Multiple schools within a district are encouraged to apply. Individual applications for each school are required.

Linkhttp://www.actionforhealthykids.org/resources/school-grants

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