Super Kids CK Veggies and Fruit Boosters hopes to empower local organizations to implement a program, project, or campaign that helps make the community a place where it’s easy for kids to boost their veggies and fruit.

Veggies and Fruit Boosters Application Form

Are you an elementary school (K-8), child care centre, community group or organization, and/or not-for-profit charitable organization that works with children (12 and under) and families? If so, you can apply for one of two funding levels:

  1. Level 1 funding for up to $1000 for Building Food Skills. These projects include the following:
    • Teaching children and families food skills by trained professionals (e.g. organization’s staff members may attend train-the-trainer sessions for food skills through the Food Skills Network); and/or
    • Supplementing an already existing food skills program targeted at children and families (e.g. required funds for small appliances, space rental, supplies, food ingredients, etc.).
  1. Level 2 funding for up to $5000 for Comprehensive Initiatives. These projects are innovative and comprehensive with two or more components. As an example, your project may include any of the following components:
    • Parent, family, and caregiver engagement and support
    • Student engagement and peer support
    • Social marketing and healthy food marketing
    • Education and skill building
    • Nutrition and healthy eating education
    • Garden-based education
    • Cooking and kitchen-based education
    • Farm to school and community
    • Creating supportive environments
    • Policy
    • Integrating healthy eating and physical activity

All applicants must demonstrate a mandate of targeting children 12 and under and/or families with young children.

To learn more about this opportunity and to help you make strong objectives for your application join us on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 2 p.m. for a webinar with Public Health Ontario, especially for Super Kids CK Veggies and Fruit Boosters applicants. Register on Eventbrite.

Submit your application to by Friday, June 23, 2017. If you have any questions about the application please contact or call 519.352.7270 ext. 2438.