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FY 2024 Team Nutrition Training Grants

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Request for Applications

A request for applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2024 Team Nutrition Training Grants for Meal Pattern Modernization and Retention and Mentorship Opportunities is now available on USDA Food and Nutrition Service expects to award approximately $9.6 million in total funding, up to $800,000 per state agency, through a competitive award process for use over a three-year grant period.

The FY 2024 Team Nutrition Training Grant activities will allow state agencies to provide technical assistance to school nutrition professionals and help ensure they have the skills and knowledge to prepare and serve nutritious meals. The grant will also help school nutrition professionals pilot and implement coaching and mentoring programs and resources, and implement ways to capture and share the institutional, job specific knowledge of school nutrition directors, managers, and front-line staff. 

Who May Apply

State agencies in the contiguous US, Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands that administer the National School Lunch Program are eligible to apply.

Application Due Date

Full grant applications are due via by 11:59 pm ET July 16, 2024. 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. For questions regarding applications, please contact the Grant Officer,  Anna Arrowsmith.

Important Dates

Recorded Informational webinarMay 30, 2024 at 3:00 pm ET - Recording
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Questions and AnswersJune 4, 2024
Letter of Intent DueJune 13, 2024 by 11:59 pm ET
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Application Submission DeadlineJuly 16, 2024 by 11:59 pm ET
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Awards AnnouncedAug. 2024
Page updated: June 06, 2024