[montanafood_ag] Updates from the National Farm to School Network, Part 2: Grants

Aubree Durfey aubree.durfey at montana.edu
Fri Sep 28 18:58:08 MDT 2012

1.      National Gardening Association’s Healthy Sprouts Awards to Support Youth Gardening Programs<http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=392900024>

Schools and organizations planning to garden in 2012 with at least fifteen children between the ages of 3 and 18 are eligible to apply for grants of equipment and educational resources.... Deadline: October 31, 2012

2.      CDC announces the awardees for the second round of Community Transformation Grant (CTG) Program.

Over $70 million has been made available to 40 national, state, and local organizations to prevent disease and improve health in communities across the nation.  These new CTG grants are focused at populations of less than 500,000.   For more details on the individual small community awards – http://www.cdc.gov/communitytransformation/small-communities/awardees.htm.

Aubree Roth
Child Nutrition Education Coordinator,  Montana Team Nutrition Program
Montana State Lead, National Farm to School Network
202 Romney Hall, P.O. Box 173370
Bozeman, MT 59717-3370

Ph: 406.994.5996
Em: aubree.durfey at montana.edu<mailto:aubree.durfey at montana.edu>
Web: www.opi.mt.gov/MTeamNutrition<http://www.opi.mt.gov/MTeamNutrition>

How are YOU celebrating Farm to School Month this October? Resources, information, pledge form, and event map available at www.farmtoschoolmonth.org<http://www.farmtoschoolmonth.org>

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