Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program
The Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program provides grants to develop and expand existing farm to school initiatives and other food and agriculture experiential learning initiatives within a distinct service area with the overall goal of increasing knowledge of agriculture and improving the nutritional health of children.
- Increase capacity for food, garden, and nutrition education within host organizations, school cafeterias, and classrooms
- Complement and build on the efforts of the farm to school programs implemented under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act
- Complement additional efforts by the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the school breakfast program
- Carry out activities that advance the nutritional health of children and nutrition education in elementary and secondary schools
- Foster higher levels of community engagement and support the expansion of national service and volunteer opportunities
Eligible applicants include:
- State agricultural experiment stations
- Colleges and universities
- University research foundations
- Other research institutions and organizations
- Federal agencies
- National laboratories
- Private organizations, foundations, and corporations
- Any group consisting of 2 or more entities listed above
Award ceiling: $225,000 for the entire project period
Project period: Up to 2 years
Estimated total program funding: $960,000
Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov. The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.
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