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FY 2023 Team Nutrition Grant Supporting Nutrition Education for School-Aged Children

Team Nutrition Training Grant 2023
Request for Applications

A request for applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Team Nutrition Grant Supporting Nutrition Education for School-Aged Children is now available on USDA Food and Nutrition Service expects to award approximately $10 million in total funding (up to $1,000,000 per state agency or school food authority (SFA) through a competitive award process for use over a three-year grant period). Should additional funds become available, USDA may increase the grant ceiling and/or award grants to more states.

The FY 2023 Team Nutrition Grant Supporting Nutrition Education for School-Aged Children will support state agencies and SFAs in implementing the adoption of healthy eating patterns by school-aged children (grades pre-K through 12) and their families through the coordination and implementation of MyPlate nutrition education connected to the nutritious meals and snacks offered through USDA child nutrition programs.

State agency and SFA grantees will provide direct nutrition education to students, parents/caregivers, and other school stakeholders, and build capacity for revitalizing local school wellness policies, to improve the consumption of nutritious foods and beverages offered through USDA child nutrition programs.

Who May Apply

State agencies that administer the National School Lunch Program and/or the Child and Adult Care Food Program, at-risk afterschool meals and outside school hours care centers, and SFAs are eligible to apply.

Application Due Date

Full grant applications are due via by 11:59 pm ET May 22, 2023. Applications received after the deadline will be deemed ineligible and will not be reviewed or considered. FNS will not accept mailed, faxed, or hand-delivered applications. Applications submitted without the required supporting documents, forms, and certifications will not be considered. Applications not submitted via the portal will not be considered. For questions regarding applications, please contact the Grant Officer, Anna Arrowsmith.

Important Dates

Informational Webinar
Recorded Webinar

April 5, 2023, at 3:00 pm ET

Letter of Intent Due April 24, 2023 by 11:59 pm ET
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Questions and Answers Posted to April 26, 2023
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Application Submission Deadline

May 22, 2023, by 11:59 pm ET

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Awards Announced

August 2023

Page updated: August 16, 2023