05-10-2011 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #15


Title
2011-12 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant

Discussion
On March 23, 2011, the Office of Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) submitted an application for the 2011-12 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) grant to the Florida Department of Education for the following schools:  Cambridge Elementary and Endeavour Elementary.  As a reminder the original application came before the Board on March 22, 2011.  We are pleased to report that both schools have been selected to participate in this program which will operate from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012.  Funding is estimated at $66,350 and does not require a grant match.  FNS attended a training workshop on April 27, 2011 in Orlando which covered all the requirements for operating this program.  FNS will partner with Cambridge and Endeavour Elementary schools to insure all criteria for successfully operating the FFVP is met throughout the school year. 

Recommendation
Accept the grant for Cambridge and Endeavour Elementary schools to participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) for the 2011-12 school year.

Meeting Date(s)
Consent w/o Information - 3/22/2011
Consent after Information5/10/2011

Authority for Action
F.S. 1001.42

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Special Revenue - Food Services

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
11-12$27,350$27,3504101041TBDTBDTBDTBD
11-12$39,000$39,0004101051TBDTBDTBDTBD

Contact

Kevin Thornton, Director, Food and Nutrition Services

Judy Preston, Associate Superintendent, Financial Services




Attachment:  Brevard FFVP Grant Award Letter 042211.pdf