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Thursday, August 12, 2021

REMINDER: 10 Cents a Meal Grant Application Closing MONDAY Aug 16, 2021

Hello Food Systems Professionals!

We would like to provide a final reminder that the Michigan Department of Education is currently accepting applications for 10 Cents A Meal for Michigan's Kids & FarmsThe 10 Cents a Meal grant application will close on Monday, August 16, 2021.

The state-funded grant provides matching incentive funding up to 10 cents per meal to purchase and serve Michigan-grown fruits, vegetables, and legumes. 

The program is open to school districts (public, public school academies, or private), and non-school sponsors of USDA Child Nutrition Programs such as residential childcare institutions (RCCIs), and child care centers participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

For more information about the application process please visit the Tools for Schools and Early Childhood page at

Questions about the application or process may be directed to Liana Bennett at or Jaime Malnar at

Additional Program Contacts:

Diane Golzynski, Michigan Department of Education,

Nathan Medina, Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities,

Colleen Matts, MSU Center for Regional Food Systems,

Please let me know if you have any questions and feel free to share this announcement with your professional network to help get the word out.

Thank you!

Nathan Luis Medina  | Policy Specialist
Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities

P   231-941-6584 ext. 714

T   @grndwk

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