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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

APPLY NOW - Team Nutrition Grants!

Greetings all,

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!




Colleen Matts

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.


To Apply


All applicants must submit an application using the Michigan Electronic Grants System (MEGS):


  • Complete your application online using MEGS at  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 or phone 517-373-3347.


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