Child Nutrition

Funding Opportunities

HealthierUS School Challenge

The USDA’s HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) awards are a way for the USDA to recognize schools that have created healthier school environments through improvements in the quality of food while providing both nutrition and physical education to promote healthy lifestyles.

2017 Food Service Equipment Grant

Funds are available to Vermont Schools participating in the School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs and to those schools who wish to implement the School Lunch or Breakfast Program.  The grant funds are available as matching funds to support the purchase of food service equipment that will improve the infrastructure of healthy food production and storage, and to support the purchase of Computer Point of Sale meal counting and claiming systems to ensure program accountability and integrity.  This grant does not apply to equipment that has already been purchased. Applications are due April 1, 2016.


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