GENYOUth is awarding grants of up to $3,000 to support emergency school nutrition programs in response to the novel coronavirus crisis. The grants are intended for resources and equipment for meal distribution and delivery, including soft-sided coolers, bags, and containers for individual servings, as well as protective gear for food workers. To be eligible, schools need to participate in the National School Lunch Program, include at least one grade from kindergarten through grade 12, and have a physical brick-and-mortar location. Each school may submit one application completed by a principal, school nutrition manager, district superintendent, or district nutrition manager.
Deadline: Rolling; decisions made within two weeks following submission of application
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