Healthy Meals Incentives Grants for Small and/or Rural School Food Authorities Request for Applications

Purpose FNS and Action for Healthy Kids have worked together to offer competitive grants (up to $150,000 per SFA) for small and/or rural SFAs to support their efforts to improve the nutritional quality of their school meals and meet the HMI Recognition Awards criteria. The Request for Applications (RFA) and online grant application are available at
Receipt Date May 26, 2023, 5:00 pm EST
Total Awards Up to $150,000
Eligibility SFA must participate in the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program SFA must meet the following definitions of small and/or rural:
  • Small SFA: SFA with an enrollment of less than or equal to 5,000 students.
  • Rural SFA: The majority of students within the SFA are enrolled in a rural school as defined by a locality code of 41, 42, or 43, according to the National Center for Education Statistics online tool.
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