(LOW-INCOME) Great American Bake Sale

August 2009
Children & Youth Funding Report;8/7/2009, p23
The article reports on the Share Our Strength's Great American Bake Sale grants program which supports efforts to increase participation among low-income children in summer and after-school meal programs. It provides grants to nonprofit organizations, schools or local government entities that work to ensure that children have access to after-school and summer meal programs. Grant awards made through Great American Bake Sale typically fall within the range of $1,000 to $10,000.


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