Deadline: January 28, 2019

School Nutrition Training Grant for Allied Professional Organizations funds will assist allied professional organizations in planning, developing, promoting, delivering, and evaluating a workforce development and training initiative to provide skills-based training and technical assistance for school nutrition professionals to strengthen school meals program operators’ competencies, knowledge, and skills within one or more of the eight (8) key functional areas.

The Institute of Child Nutrition conducted research to inform the development of and published the Competencies, Knowledge, and Skills for School Nutrition Managers resource which describes the key functional areas, competencies, knowledge, and skills needed for school nutrition managers to effectively operate school nutrition programs.The eight identified functional areas that applicants may select from when developing and delivering the workforce development and training initiative as part of this grant are as follows:

  • Meal Preparation and Service
  • Nutrition and Meal Management
  • Marketing, Communication, and Customer Service
  • Procurement and Inventory Management
  • Financial Management and Accountability
  • Personnel Management
  • Sanitation, Safety, and Security
  • Facility and Property Management

Amount: Up to $2,000,000

Please Note: The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) does not administer this funding opportunity.


Please contact Food and Nutrition Service for more information and application details. 

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