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Team Nutrition Smarter Lunchrooms Movement of California Grant


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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) awarded the Nutrition Services Division (NSD) the 2015 Team Nutrition (TN) Training Grant in the amount of $344,998. The TN Smarter Lunchrooms Movement (SLM) of California (CA) (TN SLM of CA) grant total for school food authorities is $340,000 to support funding approximately 25 school food authorities (SFA) up to $13,600 to implement the TN SLM strategies with nutrition education at two TN school sites.

Program Questions: Heather Reed, email: smarterlunchrooms@cde.ca.gov, phone: 916-323-3581

Downloading Questions: E-mail SmarterLunchRooms@cde.ca.gov

Document Description
Instructions (DOC; Updated Jan-2016) Application instructions.

Team Nutrition SLM of CA Grant Program Guidelines
Clarifications Addendum (DOC)

Supplemental guidelines to help participating schools complete the grant application and implement the TN SLM of CA grant program in an effective manner.
Evaluation Criteria (DOC)
The NSD will evaluate applications under this competition criteria to select grantees after screening all applications for required information.
Good Standing Status (DOC) If an agency is currently participating in any of the federal child nutrition programs, they must be in good standing in the operation of those programs administered by the CDE and in compliance with all related regulations during the application process and anytime during the course of the grant period.
Grant Appeal Procedures and Request Form (DOC) Grant Appeal Procedures and Request Form may be used to file an official appeal after grant recipients have been posted.
Funding Profile Public notification of the status of the TN SLM of CA grant.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description
General Assurances and Certifications Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application - ConApp - should have a copy on file and do not need another copy. Program-specific assurances are not included here and should be listed separately on the RFA.

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Last Reviewed: Friday, November 30, 2018
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