Dairy Nutrition Education Grant Opportunity

Healthy eating is important for all families. Midwest Dairy Council is excited to offer $200 dairy nutrition education mini-grants for RDN’s, school nutrition professionals, chefs, dietetic interns or university extension nutritionists. This mini-grant is intended to help educate families utilizing emergency food assistance about how to incorporate dairy foods into a healthy well balanced meal or snack to boost nutrition. The mini-grant award of $200 will be used to educate clients and families in a food pantry and WIC setting, by providing nutrition education and conducting a food demonstration preparing a low cost, minimal ingredient recipe which includes dairy as an ingredient. The presentation will be completed between June 1st and September 30th, 2017.  Applicants must reside in one of the following states to be eligible: Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota. 36 mini-grants are available. Click here to learn more, apply and make a difference in your local community. Applications are due April 1st.