1999 Three year Demonstration Project Grant (4 states nationally, 10 schools participated in Iowa project)
2000 TN Training Grant - focused on Early Childhood population in childcare and schools. Physical Activity and Healthy Snack resources were developed to support caregivers in putting the Dietary Guidelines into practice.
2001 Team Nutrition Training Grant - Creating healthy eating and physical activity environments in the childcare setting. Self-evaluation of current policies and best practices using the Iowa “Setting the Stage” kit.
2002 School focused Team Nutrition Training Grant - assisted schools with forming teams to evaluate current policies and best practices using the USDA Changing the Scene kit.
2003 Team Nutrition Training Grant - Built on previous three grants with the intent of encouraging more program participants (SP, CACFP, SFSP) to become involved in some aspect of the TN initiative. Continued mini-grants to support action for all program areas.
2004 Team Nutrition Training Grant – Focus on training teachers to utilize the Team Nutrition Curriculum. Expansion of mini-grant opportunities across all Child Nutrition Programs to include student initiated projects and TN mentoring.