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Grant Information

Until hunger ends™

Hunger is complex. To effectively address the problem, we need to come at it from every angle. That's why we supports the work of anti-hunger partners and invest in growing community programs that give residents reliable access to healthy food, every day.

Applications for funding are submitted and reviewed in our Online Community Grant Portal. If you have never requested funding from Project Bread using this portal, you will need to set up an account as a "New Applicant". Before applying, please carefully read the instructions below:

Start a new application:
  • Review the funding opportunities and follow the link provided to the onilne grant application. 
  • New to Project Bread's Online Community Grant Portal? Set up an account as a "New Applicant" or login using your credentials. 
  • Complete and submit or use the "Save and Finish Later" feature, You can return to your application at any time to complete it, following the below instructions. 
Return to a "Saved" 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"). 

Current 2019/20 Funding Opportunities:

School Breakfast
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Project Bread is pleased to offer grant opportunities for schools and school districts to support increased participation and quality of the School Breakfast program throughout Massachusetts for the 2019-2020 academic year. 

All applications for funding are submitted and reviewed in our Online Community Grant Portal. If you have never requested funding from Project Bread using this portal, you will need to set up an account as a "New Applicant". Before applying, please carefully read the instructions on the grants information page to learn how to correctly start a new application or return to a saved application. 


 Current School Breakfast Funding Opportunities

1. Breakfast After the Bell Implementation Grant

A funding opportunity for schools in Massachusetts with at least 30% of students eligible for free or reduced-price meals to launch a new Breakfast After the Bell model.

2. Breakfast After the Bell Boost Grant

A funding opportunity for schools mandated by the Massachusetts State Budget to serve Breakfast After the Bell, this opportunity offers support to schools to launch a new Breakfast After the Bell model, or expand upon their current model.

3. Healthy School Breakfast Grant

A funding opportunity for schools or districts currently operating a Breakfast After the Bell model who are looking to serve healthier menu items. 


School Breakfast Grant Guidelines 

Overview:

    • Individual schools may only apply for one (1) grant. School districts are eligible to apply for more than one opportunity. 
    • Deadline to apply: on or before November 15, 2019
    • Notification of funding: December 20, 2019 

Requirements:

Determine that your school/district is both eligible and able to complete the requirements if awarded funds by carefully reviewing the below guidelines for each grant opportunity:

Award Range:

    • Districts applying for more than one Project Bread grant opportunity will still only be eligible for a total of $12,500 spread over all grant opportunities.

For more information on Project Bread's School Breakfast grant opportunities, please email cnop@projectbread.org or call 617-239-2543.

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.