Schools and organizations who meet the following eligibility criteria are invited to apply:◆ Meet all applicable licensing, health, and safety standards;
◆ Be a school with a free/reduced-eligible student population of 50% or higher; OR be an organization located in the attendance zone of a school with 50% or higher free/reduced-eligible student population;
◆ Benefiting school, sponsor, or site must be based in Missouri;
◆ Be in good standing with the appropriate state oversight agency(ies);
◆ Commit to implementing/expanding afterschool meals program no later than the first day of school after the New Year’s holiday.
◆ Submit this application no later than December 15, 2018___________________________________________________________
Activities supported by this grant could include, but are not limited to:
◆ Purchasing equipment associated with the production, distribution, or storage of afterschool meals and/or snacks;
◆ Creating and distributing materials promoting afterschool meals and snacks;
◆ Informational outreach campaigns to families and students including phone calls, text messages, and social media;
◆ Coordination of transportation.___________________________________________________________
Grants will be awarded based on completeness of application, thoroughness of project descriptions, need, and capacity for program participation and growth.
Please direct questions to email@example.com or 573.632.2488