New Jersey Department of Education

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Love Your Veggies Grant Program
The makers of Hidden Valley Salad Dressings are now accepting applications for the 2008-09 Love Your Veggies grant program. Each grant award will support an elementary school in developing a program offering fresh vegetables and fruits lasting through the 2009-10 school year. Grant awards will be based on proposals that demonstrate need, innovation, greatest likelihood of sustainable impact on the students they are serving and potential for community involvement. All proposals must be submitted via the grant programís Web site, Schools will be notified of their award status by March of 2009.

Eligibility:School must be an elementary school serving children within grades K-6; school must have an approved Local Wellness Policy in place as of July 1, 2006; schools may serve additional grades; schools must have sign-off from principal, school foodservice/nutrition director and district contact (superintendent or communications director).

Funding:Each school grant will consist of $15,000.00 in direct funding and 10 grants will be awarded.



Federal: No