Policy Preview: An Update on the Reauthorization of the Healthy and Hunger Free Kids Act



The Healthy, Hunger-Free Act of 2010 authorizes funding for federal nutrition programs including:

  • the national school lunch and breakfast program;
  • the nutrition program for women, infants, and children;
  • and other child and adult food care programs.

This legislation expired on September 30 and the programs are currently under scrutiny by Congress. In this Policy Preview, the Food Research and Action Center will give an overview of Congressional deliberations and a prognosis for passage.

Hear perspectives from peer grantmakers and experts about the importance of federal investment in child nutrition and how it will impact foundations' work on these issues.  

Speakers included:

James Weill
Food Research and Action Center

Kelly Giordano
Managing Director
Newman's Own Foundation

Elina Alterman
Program Officer
Kansas Health Foundation

Moderated by:

Stephanie Powers
Senior Director for Policy and Partnerships
Council on Foundations

*Council events are not opportunities for solicitation of any kind, including asking for business, fund management, or grants. All types of solicitation are strictly prohibited.