Please see information below about applications for Michigan Team Nutrition Mini-Grants, which will help support school gardens and training for school food service professionals. Spread the word to schools that may be interested!
Farm to School Specialist
CS Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems
Michigan State University
303 Natural Resources Building
East Lansing, MI 48824-1222
From: Sarb, Kevin J (MDE)
Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 10:25 AM
Subject: School Garden Grant
Michigan Team Nutrition School Garden Mini-Grant Opportunity
This is a competitive grant program targeting school buildings participating in the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Applicant schools must contain at least one of the following grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12. We encourage schools in your district to apply. The application deadline is January 29, 2010.
All applicants must submit an application using the Michigan Electronic Grants System (MEGS):
- Complete your application online using MEGS at
http://megs.mde.state.mi.us/megs. Note: only a MEGS Authorized
Official (Level 5) may initiate the School Garden Mini-Grant application in MEGS.
- To find out who your MEGS Authorized Official (Level 5) is, please contact
Tina Ray at 517-373-1806 or ask your district office.
Questions regarding the content of this memo may be directed by email to
MDEfirstname.lastname@example.org or phone 517-373-3347.