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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Updated tip sheet for 10 Cents application. Deadline 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13

The clock is ticking! 

  • Schools in 43 Michigan counties are eligible to apply for the 10 Cents A Meal grant, but not for long! Apps close at 9 a.m. this coming Monday, August 13th.
  • UPDATED:tip sheet designed to clearly guide schools and their allies through the application process has been updated. Click here
  • (If for any reason the tip sheet link doesn't work, then just go to the Tools for Schools tab at, and click on the 10 Cents Grant Application link.

You can also share this information from the TenCentsMichigan Facebook page.

Thanks for spreading the word!

All best,

Note: 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids & Farms is a state pilot program that provides schools with up to 10 cents per meal in match funding to purchase and serve Michigan-grown fruits, vegetables, and legumes. 10 Cents funding is available to schools located in five of Michigan's 10 Prosperity RegionsHere are the counties for each of the eligible prosperity regions:

Region 2: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Wexford
Region 4: Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa 
Region 6: Genesee, Huron, Lapeer, Sanilac, Shiawassee, St. Clair, Tuscola
Region 8: Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, Van Buren
Region 9: Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Washtenaw

*Please note my email address has changed to

Diane Conners  |  Senior Policy Specialist
Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities

P   231-499-3937

T   @grndwk

A  148 E Front St, Suite 301  |  Traverse City, MI 49684 

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