Summer Food Service Program Grants 2019

Dairy Council® of Nevada recognizes the importance of a healthy, nutritious summer feeding program on the health of Nevada children. Summer feeding provides the nutritional bridge between the end of one school year and the beginning of a new school year. Dairy Council® of Nevada is committed to assisting schools to increase participation in their summer feeding programs so students return to school in the fall, healthy and ready to learn.

Dairy Council® of Nevada will award selected schools a grant of $2,000 to propose an expansion of their Summer Food Service Program with an emphasis on healthy eating and daily exercise that includes the promotion of at least three servings of dairy a day.

Applications due: May 10, 2019
Awards announced: May 20, 2019

For Schools

Applicants are required to be enrolled in the Fuel Up To Play 60 program (hint: it’s free!). Preference will be given to those schools with an identified Fuel Up to Play 60 program advisor. Information about the program, view the Fuel Up To Play 60 website.

Grants are site based, meaning multiple sites within a district may apply for this grant and each site requires a separate grant application.

For questions contact Libby Lovig, RDN, LN, by sending her an email at Libby@NevadaMilk.com or calling her at (775) 674-4015 between normal office hours (9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday–Friday)

To review the grant applicant criteria for schools, please download the Grant Criteria Guidelines for Schools (Download 225Kb).

To apply, please submit your information and upload your video at the following this link to our Google Form:

Submit your School Grant Application Here

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