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Grant Information

Project Bread's Community Grant Program

Project Bread partners with community leaders and invests in established and innovative work that increases access to healthy and affordable food. Grant opportunities are made available throughout the year that support a multi-pronged approach to preventing hunger.

Current 2019/20 Funding Opportunities

Instructions to apply:

Submit a new application:

1. Review the funding categories and click on the grant application you wish to apply to in the accordion below. Please read through all grant opportunities in your category before selecting your application to ensure you are applying to the most correct option. 
2. Set up your account in the Online Community Grant Portal as a New Applicant
  • Even if Project Bread has funded you in the past, we are using a new online grant portal in 2019 and you will be new to this system.
3. Complete and submit or use the "Save and Finish Later" feature and return to your progress by following the below instructions. 

Already started an Application? 

  • Do not go back to the application link in the accordions, this will start a new application. 
  • Go to My Account Page to access your previously started application. 
  • Don't see the application you started? On the right-hand side of the screen, a drop-down menu says "Show". Select "In Progress Applications" from the drop-down menu (not "Submitted Applications"). 
School Breakfast Grants

 Current School Breakfast Funding Opportunities

1. Breakfast After the Bell Implementation Grant

    • Grant Category: School Breakfast


Offering Breakfast After the Bell is an effective way to reduce barriers or stigma associated with traditional cafeteria breakfast, increase breakfast access to all students, and achieve higher participation rates. The purpose of the Breakfast After the Bell Implementation grant is to provide support and financial assistance to schools where 60% or more of the student population are eligible for free and reduced-price meals that are interested in implementing a Breakfast After the Bell model by the end of the 2018-2019 school year. 

How to Apply

  • Deadline to apply: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis through May 31, 2019
  • Notification of funding:  Will be made monthly beginning March 1, 2019

For more information on Project Bread's Child Nutrition Outreach Program grant opportunities, please contact CNOP at or at 617-239-5000.

How you can help

You play an important role in our work. Funds for our Community Grant Program are largely made possibly by people like you—caring residents who take part in our annual community fundraiser, the Walk for Hunger (May 5, 2019), and dedicated corporate partners committed to ending hunger in Massachusetts. Until hunger ends, join us.