Apply Today for a Professional Development & Conference Scholarship!
The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) is now accepting applications for scholarships! Apply for a SNA Conference Scholarship for a chance to earn $1,000 to help cover the costs to attend SNA’s School Nutrition Industry Conference and Legislative Action Conference. SNF is also accepting applications for Professional Development Scholarships to help cover the costs of tuition and books for a degree in a school nutrition-related field. Learn More

SNF Equipment Grants for 2020
The School Nutrition Foundation is teaming up with more industry partners than ever before to provide new kitchen equipment to deserving districts! Apply now for the 2020 SNF Equipment Grant Program, featuring a common application for not one but THREE grants! Learn More

Last Chance for FAME?
Time is running out to nominate deserving leaders for the FAME Awards! The deadline is this Friday, October 4, 2019 . Read More
Tools & Resources
Start by downloading the NSLW 2019 toolkit for 14 pages of resources and ideas. Also, be sure to read the #NSLW19 article in School Nutrition’s April 2019 issue for a closer look at this year’s celebration View Resources

Marketing & PR Resources
Cook up a complete NSLW promotional plan by adding marketing and PR resources to the mix. View Resources
 
Enter the #NSLW19 Contest for Your Chance to Win!
Make sure you enter the #NSLW19 Contest by Monday, October 7 for your chance to win a free $50 Emporium Gift Card to promote your program! Learn More
 
Shop the Emporium
Kick NSLW up a notch. Shop the Emporium for official “School Lunch: What’s on Your Playlist?” merchandise, including apparel, posters, decorations, and more! Visit Emporium 
49.9%
The percentage of districts that plan to offer new menu items that feature international flavors for school year 2019-20. An additional 21.3% are considering doing so or are testing potential new items. 

Online Registration Now Open for SNIC 2020!
Join us January 12-14 at the most visionary conference of 2020—the School Nutrition Industry Conference in Indian Wells, California.  Learn More

SNA's Wants YOU to Attend This Fall’s Industry Boot Camp 
Are you an industry representative new to the multi-billion-dollar school nutrition market or a seasoned veteran that wants to brush up on the intricacies of this complex segment? Designed specifically for our industry partners, SNA's Fall Industry Boot Camp now features both Level I and Level II programs. Reserve your spot today as seating is limited! Participation in Level I is a prerequisite for both Level II Programs, unless you have been in the school foodservice market for 5+ years.  Learn More
SNF’s 2020 Josephine Martin National Policy Fellow
Would you like to attend SNA’s Legislative Action Conference (LAC) in Washington, D.C., to learn from Washington insiders? Submit an application to SNF by October 31!  Learn More
Enter to Win a Free Trip to SNA’s LAC in Washington, D.C.!
It’s time for SNA’s annual sweepstakes to win a free trip for two (2) to the 2020 Legislative Action Conference (LAC), happening March 8th through the 10th in Washington, D.C. Read More

FNS Releases Final Rule on Delayed Implementation of Grains Ounce Equivalents in the CACFP
On September 25, 2019, USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) published a final rule in the Federal Registry notice, Delayed Implementation of Grains Ounce Equivalents in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Learn More
In the September 2019 issue, view the article, Reinventing Recipe Favorites, to check out the featured recipe, Peanut Butter Waffles with Smoky Chicken Tenders.