Five Area Schools Listed As 10 Cents A Meal Grantees for 2021-22

Five northern Michigan schools have been announced as grantees for 10 Cents A Meal’s matching grant program, a state-funded program that provides schools and early childhood education centers with up to 10 cents per meal in match funding when buying and serving state-grown fruits, vegetables and legumes.

The grant has gone from a regional pilot program in 2016 to being available to applicants across Michigan, and is currently in its second year of statewide availability. It has seen an increase of almost 80% in grant recipients.

The following are this year’s northern Michigan grantees:

  • Fremont Public School District
  • Kalkaska Public Schools
  • Ludington Area School District
  • Newaygo Public School District
  • White Cloud Public Schools

To learn more about the 10 Cents A Meal program, click here.