USDA Awards Grants for School, Child Care Nutrition Efforts
On Thursday, August 31, 2017, the USDA announced that 11 states were selected to receive a total of $5.3 million in grants for new resources for nutrition education and food service training. The grants are Team Nutrition Training Grants and are competitive three-year grants of up to $500,000 per state. They are awarded annually and are a part of USDA’s Team Nutrition initiative. The states that will be receiving this year’s grants are Arizona, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Rhode Island, Virginia and Wisconsin. More information about USDA’s Team Nutrition grants can be found on their website.