The 2018 Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) At-Risk Afterschool Meals Grant Program, generously funded by Full Plates Full Potential (FPFP), will reimburse sponsors for direct expenses related to increasing the number of USDA reimbursed meals served during out-of-school hours (including afterschool, weekends,and holidays) to at-risk children throughout the school year.
Grant funding will be utilized for initiatives aimed at increasing participation that fall outside of the USDA’s reimbursements, particularly those targeted at increasing access amongst rural and other underserved populations. Projects and budgetary line items eligible for consideration will include the following:
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Grant Period: Grant application submissions will be accepted on an ongoing basis and reviewed monthly. The grant period will begin on the date grant funds are received and will end one year later.
Timeline: Award Decisions- Made monthly by Review Committee. Notification of funding decisions will be emailed to grantees. Those awarded will be provided agreements and upon submission of their agreements and a copy of their W-9s payments will be processed and mailed.
Progress Reports – Due two quarters after receiving funds.
Final Reports – Due one year after receiving funds.