Holiday Homework for School Nutrition Professionals

As the holiday season continues, and winter break approaches, don’t forget to mark your calendar with important dates and deadlines for school nutrition resources and grants. If you’re interested in topics like Community Eligibility, breakfast-in-the-classroom, and afterschool meals, don’t miss these upcoming dates and deadlines.

School Nutrition Foundation’s Winston Foodservice Equipment Grant and ANC Conference Scholarship Grants

School Nutrition Association members can apply now for the School Nutrition Foundation’s Equipment Grant, and ANC Conference Scholarship Grants.

  • The Winston Foodservice Equipment Grant provides 10 pieces of equipment (holding cabinets & drawers, rethermalizers) from Winston Foodservice to a school district in need of improving school meal kitchen facilities. This competitive grant process is open to director-level SNA members; the deadline for application is January 15 or once the first 75 applications are received. Click to begin the online application.
  • The ANC 2018 Conference Scholarships provide assistance to attend ANC from SNF. Recipients will each receive $1500 to cover registration, airfare, hotels, and meals; 10 scholarships will be awarded, with five reserved for first-time attendees. The application deadline for the conference scholarship grant is January 5, 2018. Click to begin the online application.

Interested in the policy end of school nutrition? SNF is still accepting applications for LAC 2018 Conference Scholarships as well—apply by Friday, December 22!

Upcoming Registration for New School Nutrition Association Webinars

Keep your eye on SNA’s Webinar Wednesday schedule which includes a three-part series, “Community Eligibility 101” beginning in February 2018. Interested in serving universal breakfast-in-the-classroom? Community Eligibility could help.

Food Research & Action Center Webinars

Take a look at the webinar calendar from our friends at the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) to register for webinars in December and January on topics like ESSA and afterschool meals.

Apply for a Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom Grant

If you live in one of our ten target states—Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, or Utah—you could be eligible to apply for a Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom grant. The rolling application period is open now!

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