Schools that apply for the grant will be automatically enrolled in the Breakfast Challenge. Participating schools will compete with each other throughout the school year to achieve the greatest increases in breakfast participation.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:-Any Missouri school where either 50% or more students qualify for free or reduced-price meals, OR the school operates under the community eligibility provision (CEP) or Provision 2;-Must be participating in the National School Lunch Program.-Must be in good standing with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.-Must have fifty percent (50%) or more student population eligible for free or reduced price meal.-Commitment to implement breakfast after the bell no later than the first day of school after the New Years holiday of 2019.
A brief letter of support from the school principal must accompany the application to be considered for the reimbursable grant. The letter should contain the principal's contact information, a brief statement of goals for implementing or enhancing the school's breakfast after the bell program, and a quantitative target percentage increase in breakfast participation for the school. You may send the letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DIRECTIONS TO APPLY-Must supply a signed letter of support from the school principal.-Meet eligibility requirements listed above.-Complete and submit the grant application and letter of support from theschool principal by December 15, 2018.
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