The purpose of this memorandum is to distribute $30 million provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2022 to state agencies to competitively award Equipment Assistance Grants to eligible School Food Authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program. This memorandum and attachments provide guidance on the specific terms and conditions, funding goals, period of performance and timelines for these grants.
This competitive cooperative agreement solicits applications for a national-level surveillance system that will address the most important gaps in the coverage of the existing government-funded national school wellness policy surveillance systems.
Appendix E: Direct Certification Grants Program Proposal Response Guidance. The purpose of the Direct Certification Grants Program Proposal Response Guidance is to increase the consistency and understanding of program planning prior to grant award.