Team Nutrition Training Grants 2023

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All of California
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State agencies that administer the USDA's National School Lunch Program (NSLP), the At-risk Afterschool Meals and Outside School Hours Child Care components of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). School Food Authorities may apply ONLY in cases where neither the State NSLP or CACFP agencies chose to apply.
Anna J Arrowsmith

The goal of the FY 2023 Team Nutrition Grant is to facilitate the adoption of healthy eating patterns by school-aged children (grades Pre-K through 12) and their families through the coordination and implementation of MyPlate nutrition education connected to the nutritious meals and snacks offered through USDA Child Nutrition Programs.ObjectivesIncrease the consumption of nutritious foods and beverages offered through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP) and Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) At-Risk Afterschool Meals and Outside School Hours Care Centers (OSHCC) via high-quality MyPlate nutrition education.Increase awareness of the MyPlate symbol and accompanying MyPlate nutrition education tools, resources, and messages. Increase awareness of the nutritional contributions of meals and snacks offered to students from parents/caregivers, school coaches and athletic trainers, school nurses, afterschool program operators, and Pre-K-12 teachers.Improve equity by increasing the number of students from historically underserved and marginalized populations who are reached by nutrition education resources, including resources and recipes that are culturally appropriate and/or in the preferred language of the students and their families.Increase school community engagement in the development, implementation, and assessment of the Local School Wellness Policy (LWP).

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