Nutrition Action Alert 
January 4, 2017
In This Issue


Grants to Expand School Breakfast
Register Now for January 12 Webinar

Get ready! On January 16, 2017, the California Department of Education will kick off a grant application process for new school breakfast funds. These competitive grants are open to all applicants and will prioritize high-poverty schools implementing or expanding after-the-bell breakfast.

Find out how you can access these important grant funds! Join us for two upcoming webinars.
  • Learn about key dates and critical steps for the grant application process
  • Get suggestions about writing a successful grant application
  • Hear about the challenges and successes of implementing after-the-bell breakfast with grant funds
  • Have your questions answered by the staff who will review and score the grant applications
The webinars will be hosted by California Food Policy Advocates and will feature:
  • Stephanie Bruce, Nutrition Services Director, Palm Springs Unified School District
  • The California Department of Education - Nutrition Services Division
Register now!
  • January 12, 2017 at 2pm - registration link
  • February 9, 2017 at 2pm - registration coming soon
Read an overview of the grants.  PDF

Contact:  Tia Shimada  | 510.433.1122 ext 109
2017 CalFresh Forum
Register Today, Space is Limited!

CFPA and the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) invite you to join us at the  2017 CalFresh Forum on  February 1, 2017 in Sacramento! 


Don't Miss Out,  Register Today!

Each year, CFPA's CalFresh Forum brings together hundreds of key stakeholders from across the state to identify opportunities and discuss strategies to improve the reach and impact of CalFresh. The 2017 CalFresh Forum will  focus on upcoming opportunities to improve how CalFresh serves vulnerable populations as we look to the future and continue to  work toward improving access  and participation across the state.

This year's program will feature workshops and panels led by speakers with varied and extensive policy and programmatic expertise. Registration is $50 per person and includes lunch and light afternoon refreshments.  The event agenda and presentation topics will be posted soon on  CFPA's CalFresh Forum webpage.

View the event details.  PDF

Vote for a 2017 Freshy Award Nominee! PDF

For details and updates, visit CFPA's CalFresh Forum page.  link

2016 Year in Review
In 2016, CFPA had many successes to celebrate. Take a moment to learn a little more about what CFPA does and how we effect change. link

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