The National Head Start Association has proudly partnered with Share our Strength to connect young children to healthy food by offering Cooking Matters at the Store mini-grants.
Cooking Matters at the Store is an interactive grocery store tour that offers families tips and tricks for healthy eating on a budget. Smart shopping techniques like comparing unit prices, identifying whole grain products, and buying fruits and vegetables on a limited budgetare shared during the tours.
Some highlights of this program include:
Phase 1 of the Cooking Matters at the Store $100 mini-grants (reaching 25 participants) is NOW CLOSED. Applications are no longer accepted. Tours must be completed by June 15, 2014
Phase 2 of the Cooking Matters at the Store $150 mini-grants (reaching 15 participants) is NOW OPEN. Applications will be accepted throught January 31, 2014. Tours must be completed by June 15, 2014. Programs may request as many mini-grants as they can successfully facilitate by June 15, 2014.
|Phase|| Mini-grant |
| Mini-grant Participant |
| Phase I||$100||25||NOW |
|June 15, 2014 |
|Phase2||$150||15||January 31, 2014 || June 15, 2014|
Cooking Matters at the Store Provides:
To learn more, look over this fact sheet (PDF).
Phase 2 applications will be accepted through January 31, 2014. Please complete Acceptance of Requirements for Cooking Matters at the Store Mini-Grants form and accompanying W-9 form. Send the complete application materials to Siria Rioja at email@example.com.*
*Be sure to indicate the number of mini-grants requested on the bottom of the form. Please use your agency's information (i.e. EIN, mailing address, etc.) when completing the W-9 Form. The W-9 form must be received along with your application to process the mini-grant.
If you have any questions, please contact Siria Rioja at firstname.lastname@example.org.