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Smarter Lunchrooms Grant Opportunity


11.16.2015 The California Department of Education (CDE) is accepting grant applications from California school districts to support the implementation of Smarter Lunchrooms techniques. CDE will award grants of up to $13,600 to approximately 25 districts. Two schools from each selected district will have the opportunity to participate in the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement of California (SLM of CA), where they will be provided with technical assistance and training on low and no-cost techniques that nudge students to make smarter choices and increase the consumption of healthy foods. Grant applications are due December 10, 2015.

The SLM of CA leverages resources statewide from organizations including California Food Policy Advocates, California Department of Education, Dairy Council of California, University of California CalFresh Nutrition Education Program, Kaiser Permanente, The California Endowment, and California Department of Public Health.

Learn more about the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement of California. link

Grant application. link
Due: December 10, 2015
Grant Period: March 2016-June 2017
For more information about the Team Nutrition grant contact Heather Reed at hreed@cde.ca.gov

Questions? Contact Anna Colby at 213-482-8200 ext. 204