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THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT / THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK / ALBANY, NY 12234

Office of P-20 Education Policy
Child Nutrition Program Administration
89 Washington Avenue, Room 375 EBA, Albany, NY 12234
Phone: (518) 473-8781 Fax: (518) 473-0018

To: 
Superintendents; Executive Directors; School Business Officials; School Food Service Directors/Managers
From: 
Paula Tyner-Doyle, Coordinator
Date: 
Monday, February 13, 2017
Subject: 
School Grants Now Available for New York Schools for 2017-2018 through Action for Healthy Kids

Action For Healthy Kids (AFHK) is now accepting grant applications for the 2017-2018 school year until April 7, 2017.

Help your school, your School Wellness Council and School Health team fund its ideas for increasing physical activity, access to school breakfast programs, improved nutrition education and initiatives to promote student health.  With a Game On or Breakfast grant you will receive funding and technical assistance.  There are School Breakfast grants available up to $3,000 and Game On grants up to $1,000.

Click here to be redirected to the AFHK website at http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/tools-for-schools/apply-for-grants.  The website includes more information on the grants available, including informational webinars.  The Game On grant webinar will be aired on 2/21/17 and the School Breakfast grant webinar will be on 2/22/17.

For ideas or more information beyond the website, contact Michael Gulino, NYS AFHK State Coordinator, by phone at (845) 641-2350 or email at mgulino@actionforhealthykids.org.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    program.intake@usda.gov

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Click here for Nondiscrimination Statement translations.

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