OSPI Meals for Kids Grants (sample application)
Applications are now on OSPI’s i-Grant system! To register for the
i-Grant system and apply for a Meals for Kids grant, sponsors must first
submit the "OSPI Intent to Participate as a Summer Meals Sponsor"
application. The grants fund equipment, staff training and travel or outreach activities in any Washington community. Deadline to apply is Monday, April 16
Learn more about applying for a Meals for Kids grant on TODAY's conference call:
Organizations in King County interested in starting up or expanding their summer meal program can apply for grants to fund equipment, staffing and outreach. Apply early. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until June 15th.
Conference Calls to support successful Summer Meals programs
Featuring OSPI’s Child Nutrition Services
Director, Donna Parsons, WithinReach is hosting a call with grant
information for any new or returning sponsor who wants to apply for
funds to start up or expand their program.
“Building Partnerships for Sustainable Summer Meal Programs”
Barker (Auburn School District), Kevin Glackin-Coley (St. Leo’s Food
Connection) and others to kick start a conversation about how to build
and sustain your program over time by working with local partners.
Please RSVP to Sue Waldin at WithinReachto join the conversation and get great ideas!
"Sharing Ideas to Improve Food in your Summer Meals Program"
Adams (Loon Lake School District), Kris Van Gasken (DesMoines Food
Bank) and others have worked to add variety and foods that kids like to
their meal schedules. Join the conversation for ideas to improve meal production and distribution and overall meal quality in your program.Please RSVP to Sue Waldin at WithinReach
Yakima area Summer Meals community meeting on Wednesday, April 18
a community discussion about expanding and supporting Summer Meals in
the Yakima area. A Yakima area group has met for the past two springs
and has been able to expand service in Yakima – join us and help grow
the program throughout the Valley!
Date: Wednesday, April 18
Place: Yakima Health District -1210 Ahtanum Ridge Dr, Union Gap, WA