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Best Practices

Building off of early successes and borrowing tips from other successful school breakfast programs will help your own program get stronger. Learn from other successful school breakfast programs with these Project breakFAST toolkit tools.

Tips for Offering Grab and Go Breakfasts (PDF) — Get useful tips, including pictures, on implementing and promoting school breakfasts from schools that participated in Project breakFAST.

Grab and Go Menu Ideas (PDF) — Explore the most popular Grab and Go menu items from schools that participated in Project breakFAST.

Sample Breakfast Policy (PDF) — See a sample of a breakfast policy, which may give you ideas for a new/revised policy for your school.

School Breakfast Profit and Loss Worksheet (DOC) — Use this form to track the profit and loss of the school breakfast program in your school. See an example of a completed worksheet: School Breakfast Profit and Loss Worksheet — Example (PDF)

Project breakFast Toolkit: Best Practices Video (4:50) — Watch this video to learn best practices from schools that have implemented a Grab and Go breakfast.

Funding Opportunities

Grant OpportunitiesHunger Impact Partners — Explore available grant opportunities through this Minnesota organization.

Related resources

Getting Started — Form a school breakfast team and map out your plan of action. Part of the Project breakFAST toolkit.

Marketing — Promote and increase participation in your school's breakfast program. Part of the Project breakFAST toolkit.

Evaluation — Monitor your school breakfast program to make it more sustainable. Part of the Project breakFAST toolkit.

Project breakFAST: The Final Report (PDF) — Get to know more about the Project breakFAST research study.

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