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The School Nutrition Foundation and ITW Food Equipment Group/Vulcan and Hobart Brands are committed to school foodservice. For the fourth year, the Vulcan Brand Grant program will award equipment valued up to $50,000 to one (1) school district in need of improving its school meal kitchen facilities through a competitive grant process.

Equipment received from this award will consist of groups of pieces of equipment from the Vulcan Brand, which includes:
Gas or Electric Stack Convection Oven
Cook and Hold Oven
Gas or Electric Combi Oven on Stand
Endurance 6 Burner Range
Electric Connectionless Steamer with Stand                                                                                                                Insulated Heated Holding Cabinet

A ITW/FEG Vulcan Brand representative will work closely with the grant winner to determine its needs and help make final selections as well as arrange delivery of the equipment to the district.
Applicants must be current director-level members of the School Nutrition Association (SNA).

Eligible applicants must be a member of SNA as of January 1, 2023

  • Members that joined after the stated date will NOT be eligible.  
  • Members that joined before the stated date ARE eligible. 
  • Applications must represent the entire school district’s equipment needs.
  • Applications will be reviewed for need, plan to integrate new equipment and impact of new equipment on school nutrition program. If you are a finalist, you will be asked to create a 2-3 minute video displaying your kitchen equipment.
We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.