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Child Nutrition Program Grant Opportunities

Visit the newly expanded Child Nutrition Program Grants Page to learn about new opportunities for funding to support school breakfast, summer and afterschool meal programs.

Back-to-School Toolkit

Let's send kids back to school healthy, happy, and ready to learn. Use our Back-to-School toolkit to help you put programs like School Breakfast and Afterschool Meals on the menu at your school.

Afterschool Meal Program Assessment Tool

The At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program helps children get the nutritious meals they need in a safe, supervised location. Assess whether the Afterschool Meals Program is a good fit for your program.

No Kid Hungry School Calculator

An interactive calculator that highlights the financial feasibility of feeding students by maximizing three federal nutrition programs.

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Issue Area

  • Summer Meals

    Find out how No Kid Hungry campaigns are increasing participation in summer meals and access our summer meals toolkit.

  • School Breakfast

    Get school breakfast best practices and resources from our No Kid Hungry campaigns.

  • Afterschool

    Learn how No Kid Hungry campaigns are expanding access to snacks and meals for kids after school through the Child and Adult Care Program (CACFP).

  • Early Childhood

    No Kid Hungry campaigns are expanding access to WIC and nutritious food in child care settings to ensure that children have a healthy start. Find out more.

  • SNAP

    Learn how No Kid Hungry campaigns are investing in efforts to improve SNAP (food stamps) participation in their communities.

Events

NOV
NOV 20

Summer is the hungriest time for children from low-income families. All over the country, communities and local non-profit organizations come together to set up summer meals sites, allowing kids to eat a healthy meal while enjoying great programming. But the reality is that for millions of kids, the program isn’t working.

 The reauthorization of the child nutrition programs (CNR) in 2015 is our opportunity to fundamentally improve the way we feed hungry kids...

OCT
OCT 21

Share Our Strength and experts from the USDA Food and Nutrition Services have answered to all of your questions about the At Risk Afterschool Meals program. If you missed the webinar or would like to share it with others, you can view or download the webinar recording and...

Partners

  • 18 Reasons

    18 Reasons- Empowering our community with confidence and creativity to buy, cook and eat good food every day.

  • Georgia Food Bank Association

    The mission of Georgia Food Bank Association is to work to increase the food security of low-income and needy children, seniors and working families in Georgia by coordinating efforts through more than 2,500 partner agencies and pantries. These efforts enable them to distribute more than 75 million pounds of food annually to 159 counties in Georgia.

  • Texas Hunger Initiative

    The Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) is a capacity-building collaborative project seeking to develop and implement strategies to end hunger through policy, education, community organizing, and community development.

  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana

    The mission of Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana is to lead the fight against hunger in south Louisiana through food distribution, advocacy, education and disaster response.

  • Florida Impact

    Florida Impact's mission is to inspire and enlist the people of Florida to secure justice for and with those whose economic rights have not been realized. The organization also works to increase access to food programs by conducting aggressive outreach strategies and public policy advocacy.

  • Hunger Free Colorado

    Hunger Free Colorado is Colorado's leading anti-hunger organization leveraging the power of collaboration, system change, policy change and social change to end hunger in Colorado.

  • Washington Children's Alliance

    Washington Children's Alliance's mission is to improve the well being of children by effecting positive changes in public policies, priorities, and programs.

  • California Food Policy Advocates

    California Food Policy Advocates is a statewide policy and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of low income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious, affordable food.

  • Federation of Virginia Food Banks

    The Federation of Virginia Food Banks is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit state association of food banks affiliated with Feeding America and is the largest hunger-relief network in the state. Composed of the seven regional Virginia/Washington DC food banks, the Federation supports the food banks in providing food, funding, education, advocacy and awareness services and programs throughout the Commonwealth.

  • D.C. Hunger Solutions

    D.C. Hunger Solutions, founded in 2002 as an initiative of the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), works to create a hunger-free community and thereby improve the nutrition, health, economic security, and well-being of low-income District residents.

  • End Hunger Connecticut!, Inc

    The mission of End Hunger Connecticut!, Inc. is to eliminate hunger in the state through legislative and administrative advocacy, outreach and public education. End Hunger Connecticut!, Inc. is a member organization open to all who are committed to working towards finding a solution to end hunger.

  • Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance

    The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance's mission is to reduce hunger through a unified effort to provide hunger relief, education and advocacy.

  • Maryland Hunger Solutions

    The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) established Maryland Hunger Solutions (MDHS) as a project to fight hunger and improve the nutrition, health, and well-being of children and families in Maryland.