Beginning in the 2017-18 school year, Illinois schools with 70% or more of the student population eligible for free or reduced-price meals will begin offering Breakfast After the Bell.
Rise & Shine Illinois School Breakfast Grants brought to you by No Kid Hungry will support schools implementing or preparing to implement a Breakfast After the Bell delivery model (Breakfast in the Classroom, Grab ‘N’ Go, or Second Chance Breakfast) with the purchase of approved equipment, supplies, or materials to facilitate increased student participation in school breakfast. Maximum request amount is $5,000. Applications submitted July 10th thru August 20th will be reviewed and awarded by September 8, 2017. For grant guidelines and to apply: School Breakfast Grant Application