Grant Opportunities

The Dairy Alliance Mini-Grants

The Dairy Alliance (formerly Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, or SUDIA) has grant funding for NC schools for any new program that will increase access to federally-funded meals, including school breakfast and at-risk afterschool meals.

Interested School Nutrition Directors should contact Health and Wellness Program Manager Cami Lewis at or 678-822-2868.

Salad Bars to Schools

Salad Bars to Schools provides funding for salad bars to be installed in K-12 schools across the country. The program was founded by the Chef Ann Foundation, National Fruit and Vegetable Alliance, United Fresh Start Foundation, and Whole Foods Market in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative. Apply now.

Fuel Up to Play 60

Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by the National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with the USDA, to encourage today's youth to lead healthier lives. Funding of up to $4,000 per year is available to eligible K-12 schools to jump start healthy changes. The next funding application is now open.

NEA Foundation and No Kid Hungry Breakfast After the Bell Fellowship

Educators know that student success starts with ensuring access to basic needs, like a healthy breakfast. The NEA Foundation is partnering with No Kid Hungry to launch a new fellowship to help educators across the country increase access to school breakfast and develop their leadership and advocacy skills. The Fellowship is open to all National Education Association members who are K-12 classroom teachers and education support professionals. Selected Fellows will work with local stakeholders to create a Breakfast After the Bell implementation plan and share their work to empower others. Fellows will receive a $1,000 stipend and up to $3,000 from No Kid Hungry for their school for Breakfast After the Bell start-up costs.
Join a webinar at 7:00PM EDT on September 20, 2018 to learn more about this opportunity. You may find more information about this Fellowship here.