COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Funding

Calling all Principals, School Nutrition Managers, School Nutrition Directors and District Superintendents!!

GENYOUth is providing grants of up to $3,000 per school to supply much-needed resources for meal distribution and delivery efforts to get food to students during COVID-19. From soft-sided coolers, bags and containers for individual servings, to protective gear for food service sanitation and safety, this equipment will help ensure our children continue to receive the nutritious meals they need.

Please take just a couple of minutes to fill out the application below so that we may better understand your need. Applications will be reviewed and approved on a rolling basis, so keep an eye out for an email from fundsadminoffice@mmseducation.com.


About the Funding Opportunity

  • You may apply for a maximum of $3,000 in funding per school building
  • Each school may only submit one application
  • The person completing the application must be one of the following:
    • School Principal
    • School Nutrition Manager
    • District School Nutrition Director
    • District Superintendent
  • Each application is for a single school to apply. If multiple schools from a school district would like to apply, a separate application is required for each school.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The applicant, principal and school nutrition manager will be notified of the decision on your application.
  • If your application is approved, you will receive your funding within four weeks of receiving your email notification.
Eligibility:
  • School must be located in the United States
  • School must participate in the National School Lunch Program
  • School must include at least one of the grades K-12
  • School must be located in a recognized “brick and mortar” school building

Before You Begin

Once you start your application, you will not be able to save it and come back to it.

Be sure to have the following information available when you complete your application:

  1. Your school’s ZIP code
  2. Your school principal’s name and email address
  3. Your school nutrition professional’s name and email address
  4. Approximate total number of meals served at your location per day (or the location you are supporting)
  5. How your school wants to receive funding, if approved. Options are via check or an electronic transfer of the funding.
  6. If opting to receive a check, who the check should be made out to, and the mailing address
  7. School District’s Federal Employer Identification Number. Note: This is a 9-digit number in the following format XX- XXXXXXX; also called the Tax ID Number or the Federal EIN. It is NOT the same as tax-exempt number or State EIN. Your district’s business office or the school’s front office should be able to provide the FEDERAL EIN.

For planning purposes only, Download a PDF of the application. To be considered for funding, please complete the online application.

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