The purpose of this FY 2016 TN Training Grant is for State agencies to implement and evaluate nutrition education, training, and technical assistance activities to support implementation of USDA nutrition standards for meals and snacks offered through the Child Nutrition Programs (e.g., NSLP, SBP, and
Applicants must select ONE of the FY 2016 TN Training Grant Objectives (see Section I.
Program Description, C.
TN Training Grant Objectives) to accomplish during the three-year grant period.
Applicants may not propose activities under multiple objectives.
Proposals must describe how the applicant will meet the selected objective with activities from all three of the aforementioned TN behavior-focused strategies.
Each proposal must include nutrition education delivered through all six of the following communication channels:
school or child care center events, classrooms (such as through incorporation in academic instruction or child care programing), cafeterias/dining areas (i.e., where meals are eaten), home connections, community involvement, and media (print and/or social).
In addition, applicants’ proposals must describe a comprehensive evaluation plan that assesses how well the project’s goals were met and includes the collection of required performance measures.