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2014 National School Lunch Equipment Grant Application

CNP logo Idaho Child Nutrition Programs provide education, leadership, technical assistance, training, resources, oversight and guidance on policies and regulations to ensure the nutritional well being of all Idaho citizens. We are a professional team guided by the principles of public service, accountability, efficiency, and leadership to child and adult nutrition programs in Idaho.

These programs provide cash assistance and commodity foods to ensure children are adequately fed in public, private, and charter schools, residential child care institutions, preschools, and child and adult care centers and homes. The meals provided are guided by the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Child Nutrition Values And Mission Statement

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We are a professional team guided by the principles of public service, accountability, efficiency, and leadership to child and adult nutrition programs in Idaho.

Mission Statement
Child Nutrition Programs provide education, leadership, technical assistance, training, resources, oversight and guidance on policies and regulations to ensure the nutritional well being of all Idaho citizens.

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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS – School Wellness Mini Grant Funding Opportunity

"The Idaho State Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs are dedicated to improve the health of all Idaho children by serving and promoting dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutritional needs of all students and customers we serve."

- Colleen Fillmore, PhD, RD, LD, SNS
Director, CNP Programs

Statewide USDA Foods Recipe Contest Results

First Place
Fernan Falcons Chicken Enchiladas with Rainbow Rice

First Place

Second Place
Mexican Rocks

Second Place

Third Place
Mario's Melt in Your Mouth Cheese Pizza

Third Place