Thursday Update Supplement
Farm to School Funding Opportunities
- National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Funding Opportunity | Community Foods Projects
- The Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program funds projects designed to meet specific state, local or neighborhood food and agricultural needs, including needs relating to equipment, planning for long-term solutions and/or marketing. Applications are due December 4, 2017. For more information, visit Community Food Projects (CFP) Competitive Grants Program.
- 2018 Youth Garden Grant:
- Youth Garden Grants are awarded to schools and community organizations with youth-centered garden programs. Award packages include seeds, tools, gardening supplies, gift certificates and curriculum materials. Applications are due December 8, 2017. For details on prize packages or more information visit KidsGardening.
- Enter to win, a Fuel Up to Play 60 Playground Stencil Kit (paint included) or a $2,200 US Games gift card, when you get creative with your own Fuel Up to Play 60 bulletin board! The deadline is Dec. 15, 2017. Visit the Western Dairy Association website for rules and details.
Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE)
This national event brings together those involved in making green schools a reality: people who lead, operate, build, and teach in U.S. schools.
- Please click on this link for information on the 2018 Green School Conference May 3-4, 2018 in Denver, CO.