In addition to incentives, No Kid Hungry Missouri is pleased to offer a competitive reimbursement grant of up to $3,000 to individual eligible Missouri schools. The reimbursement grant will be provided to offset the costs associated with implementing a new Breakfast After the Bell program or enhancing an existing Breakfast After the Bell program.
Schools that apply for the reimbursement 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 for $3,000 reimbursement grant:-School must be located within Missouri state boundaries.-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 sixty percent (60%) or more student population eligible for free or reduced price meal.-Commitment to implement breakfast after the bell on first day of school in fall 2017.
Directions to apply for $3,000 reimbursement grant:-Must supply a letter of support from the school principal.-Meet eligibility requirements listed above.-Complete and submit the No Kid Hungry Missouri Breakfast Challenge with the letter of support from theschool principal by April 30, 2017.
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.
Please call 573-632- 2488 or email email@example.com if you have questions.