Breakfast After the Bell Grant Opportunity

October 31, 2019

Grants will support schools with the purchase of approved equipment, materials and initiatives facilitating breakfast after the bell delivery models (such as breakfast in the classroom, grab and go, or second chance breakfast) in an effort to increase student participation in school breakfast.

Application Due Date: November 22, 2019

Grant Amount: Average grant amount per school $5,000

Eligibility

Applying schools must either be implementing or be prepared to implement a breakfast after the bell delivery model in school year 2019-2020. 

Approved alternative breakfast delivery models include:

  • Breakfast in the Classroom
  • Grab and Go to the Classroom served at the start of the school day 
  • Second Chance Breakfast served grab and go style to the classroom
  • Second Chance Breakfast eaten in the cafeteria

Suggested budget requests include, but are not limited to:

  • Equipment: purchases such as insulated bags and grab and go carts 
  • Supplies: trash cans and bags
  • Technology: point of service machines

Application Requirements

To complete an application, you will need: 

  • School level breakfast and lunch participation data, as well as total school enrollment from October 2019. 
  • Food Service director and application POC contact information. 
  • Breakfast model you plan to implement, anticipated start date, and when/where you will serve meals. 
  • Key strategies you have taken/plan to take to implement your program and anticipated challenges. 
  • Detailed budget outline of grant request. 

Application Process

  • Login to the No Kid Hungry Grants Portal at https://nokidhungrygrants.force.com/
  • If you have an account but have trouble logging in, please reset your password or email our help desk at grantshelpdesk@strength.org

  • To begin your application after you have created an account or logged in, go to https://sforce.co/2qV1u5S

  • Complete the application and click “save and next” before hitting “submit.”

  • If you are submitting multiple applications, you will need to click the link in step three again to access the application. 

Questions?

For program related questions, please contact Mia Medina, Program Associate, No Kid Hungry Texas at mmedina@strength.org

For technical or portal related questions, please refer to our Grants Help Desk YouTube Page for frequently asked questions or email grantshelpdesk@strength.org

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