Free & Reduced Application Window Opens July 1

June 1, 2020

Your school’s percentage of free and reduced students can impact your eligibility for state and federal programs as well as grant opportunities. Get applications out starting July 1, to improve your response rate.

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Waiver Extensions Make Summer Meals Simple

May 28, 2020

USDA and MDE have extended waivers instituted in response to COVID-19 school closures. These waivers allow programs to continue providing 7-day bundled meals (if this is your preferred option) to your scholars through August 31!

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MDE Supports Your Success w/Webinars, Videos

January 30, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Education offers videos and webinars to help answer your questions about running a successful food service program.

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State seeks summer meal providers

February 28, 2019

Summer can increase kids' food insecurity. MDE seeks schools and nonprofits to fill kids' nutrition gap by participating in the Seamless Summer Option and the Summer Food Service Program, respectively.

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Apply Today! NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant

November 23, 2018

The Minnesota Department of Education is accepting applications for USDA NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants through Dec. 20. Apply today.

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Interested in having CKC submit a bid/proposal for your food service program? Submit your request now.

“CKC does an awesome job. There's nothing more they could be doing to improve the quality of service we receive. ”
Traci Larson : Maranatha Christian Academy