January 23, 2012

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program - Program Overview and Grant Application Details for SY2012-2013

We are ready to kick-off the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) grant application process for School Year 2012-2013. Staff with the Nutrition Programs Division of the Illinois State Board of Education will present a webinar for National School Lunch Program sponsors that are interested in applying for the FFVP grant for school year 2012-2013 on Tuesday, February 7, 2011 from 9:00am until 10:30am. Reserve your Webinar seat now at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/639443265

The webinar will provide an overview of the FFVP and details about the grant application. The webinar is highly recommended for ALL schools that would like to apply for the FFVP grant. There will be limited time for questions during the webinar. The FFVP grant application will be available online (http://www.isbe.net/nutrition/htmls/ffv_program.htm) in early February, 2012. The deadline to apply for FFVP (School Year 2012-2013) is March 15, 2012.

If you have any questions regarding the FFVP, please contact Lindsay Blough (lblough@isbe.net) or Roxanne Ramage (rramage@isbe.net at (800) 545-7892