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.

Winston Equipment Grant

The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) is accepting applications for the 2019 Winston Equipment Grant now through January 31, 2019. The recipient of this grant will be awarded 10 pieces of equipment, which could include CVap® holding cabinets, holding drawers, and rethermalizers.