Strengthen efforts to narrow the achievement gap of American Indian children at kindergarten entry and improve student achievement in reading and math through third grade in select Bureau of Indian Education schools in New Mexico by enabling the organization to meet the matching fund requirements of the Investing in Innovation federal grant program
Ready for School collaborates with community organizations, school districts and other stakeholders to engage and inform parents about early childhood education and to expand early learning opportunities.
Launched in 2009, the Double Up Food Bucks program has grown from five farmer’s markets in Detroit to more than 150 locations throughout Michigan, including grocery stores, food stands and mobile food trucks.
Since 2009, more than $3.7 million in Double Up Food Bucks have been spent at food retail locations in Michigan. The program helps SNAP recipients double their food dollars on fresh, locally-grown produce.