School Breakfast Building Grant Program

Subject: Food, Nutrition, Child/Youth Welfare, K-12 | Deadline: Ongoing . . .

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Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant Program

Subject: Food, Nutrition, Food Access, Health | Deadline: Dec. 12, 2016 . . .

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The Impact of Food Insecurity on Child Well-Being

The implications of food insecurity on child development and school performance are striking. Innovative efforts like backpack programs, in collaboration with large-scale programs like SNAP and WIC, hold promise to restore and protect the potential of all food-insecure children.

Community Food Project Grant Program

Subject: Community Development, Food/Nutrition, Food Access | Deadline: Nov. 30, 2015 . . .

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Trends in Television Food Advertising to Young People: 2014 Update

The University of Connecticut's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity updates their periodical publication on the latest trends and data in youth-target food advertisements on television. The report finds that children are now seeing more food advertisements than in the past and the majority of these ads are for unhealthy foods while those for fruits and vegetables constitute less than 1% of the total ads seen. The report also finds that many ads are targeted specifically at low-income children of color.