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Partner Conferences 

Colorado Association of School Business Officials (ColoradoASBO) Conference, April 4-6, 2018

  • The Colorado Association of School Business Officials (ColoradoASBO) conference is a great networking and professional development opportunity for business and operations departments within your school district. This year, ColoradoASBO will waive all registration fees for nutrition directors. For more information, click here for the ColoradoASBO invitation.  

Green Schools Conference and Expo (GSCE)

Partner Trainings

Beef to School Webinar (Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018; 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.)

School Food Institute - Free Online Courses for Colorado School Food Service Staff

  • School Food Institute, an Initiative of the Chef Ann Foundation, offers a series of online courses, taught by Chef Ann Cooper.
  • These courses cover key areas of school food, from procurement and finance to menus and marketing, with a focus on scratch cooking.
  • Courses are offered at no charge to Colorado school food service staff, thanks to support from The Colorado Health Foundation.
  • For questions or to get your free course code, contact Meghan Brenner or call 303-249-8096.

Funding Opportunities

Colorado Health Foundation Funding Opportunities

  • Healthy Schools Local Planning and Implementation Grant
    • Funding for the development and implementation of comprehensive health and wellness plans.
    • For more information, visit the Colorado Health Foundation
    • Grant deadline is Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
  • Activating Places and Spaces Together Grant
    • Funding for efforts to get the community outdoors and actively engaged.
    • Grant deadline is Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
    • For more information, visit the Colorado Health Foundation.

Environmental Education (EE) Grants

  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeks proposals to support locally focused environmental education projects.
  • For more information visit, Environmental Education (EE) Grants. Proposals are due March 15, 2018.

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