FNS will award one cooperative agreement for the administration and management of the Healthy Meals Incentives Recognition Awards and Sub-Grants to school food authorities. For more information on the Healthy Meals Incentives Initiative, visit https://www.fns.usda.gov/cnp/healthy-meals-incentives.
Request for Applications
A Request for Applications for the fiscal year 2023 Development and Implementation of Healthy Meals Incentives Recognition Awards and Sub-Grants for School Food Authorities Cooperative Agreement is now available.
FNS expects to award approximately $47 million in total funding through a competitive award process for use over the grant period through a cooperative agreement.
Who May Apply
Non-governmental entities, such as an accredited college/university, private or public non-profit or for-profit research institution, or an organization with experience working in school food service and working with school nutrition professionals to improve the nutritional quality of school meals.
Application Due Date
Full grant applications are due via Grants.gov by 11:59 pm ET Nov. 28, 2022. Applications received after the deadline are deemed ineligible and will not be reviewed or considered. For questions regarding applications, please contact the Grant Officer, Anna Arrowsmith.
Grants.gov will be unavailable for an extended period due to planned cloud migration.
The site is expected to be back online Thursday Sept. 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET
|Informational Webinar||Oct. 6, 2022, at 2:00 pm ET|
Register to Attend
|Questions and Answers Posted to Grants.gov||Oct. 20, 2022|
|Letter of Intent Due||Oct. 21, 2022, by 11:59 pm ET|
|Application Submission Deadline||Nov. 28, 2022, by 11:59 pm ET|
|Awards Announced||January 2023|
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