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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.

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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Events

APR
APR 05

Tuesday, April 5th, 2:00pm ET

Whether you’re brand new to the CACFP Afterschool Meals Program or you’ve been doing it for years, come learn how to start a robust program or grow participation in your existing program by 50% or more! The No Kid Hungry Innovation Team tested two new models to increase participation in afterschool meals based at schools. We’ll share the results and what it means for you. This webinar is most appropriate for schools, sponsoring organizations with school sites, or state agency representatives.

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MAR 31

Thursday, March 31st, 2:00pm ET

What can you do this summer to get kids interested in attending meal programs – and excited to keep coming back? Combining enrichment activities with summer meals can create meaningful, fun experiences that nourish minds and bodies. Join our webinar to learn about a new USDA toolkit to help boost programs, how low-cost books from First Book are being used in combination with summer meals, and how a sponsor is using SNAP-Ed funding to create new summer meal sites with nutrition...

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.