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To apply for a grant, select an "Apply Today" button below. On the next page, you will be prompted to log in or create a profile. After you log in, select the "NFEF Grants" tab from the "My Information" menu on the top, left side of the screen.

Annual Conference & Expo Grant

The Annual Conference & Expo Grant will pay for the recipient’s conference registration fees, plus a small stipend that will be provided to the recipient in check form at the meeting. This stipend can be used to off-set the cost of hotel, travel, and meals. The grant recipient must utilize ANFP’s lodging establishment and can take advantage of the special discounted room rates that are available to all attendees.

The 2021 ACE grant will cover the priority registration fee of $249 and a stipend of $251.

Membership with ANFP is required to apply for this grant and applicant must be employed in order to attend this meeting.

Application Opens: April 19, 2021
Application Closes: May 14, 2021
Committee Decision Date: May 21, 2021

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Performance Foodservice CDM Credentialing Exam Preparation Grant

Performance Foodservice

The Performance Foodservice CDM Credentialing Exam Preparation Grant will be awarded to students pursuing the CDM®, CFPP® credential. This grant covers the cost of CDM Credentialing Exam study materials up to $225. If selected for this grant, the recipient will have 90 days from the award notification date to complete the exam study material purchase.

Membership with ANFP is not required to apply for this grant. If you are not selected for this grant you may re-apply for the next Performance Foodservice CDM Credentialing Exam grant which will be available on March 1, 2021.

Application Opens: March 1, 2021
Application Closes: May 31, 2021
Grants & Awards Committee Decision Date: June 30, 2021

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Summer CDM Credentialing Exam Grant

The CDM Credentialing Exam Grant will be awarded in the form of a $399 credit and will be set up on the recipient's online account at www.ANFPonline.org. If selected, the recipient will have 90 days from the award notification date to complete the exam registration process and an additional 90 days to register for the exam with PSI.

Membership with ANFP is not required to apply for this grant. If you are not selected for this grant you may re-apply for the next CDM Credentialing Exam grant which will be available on March 1, 2021.

Application Opens: March 1, 2021
Application Closes: May 31, 2021
Grants & Awards Committee Decision Date: June 30, 2021

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NFEF Grant Recipients

NFEF is proud to have provided grants to individuals from the following states (shown in red):




How to Apply for an NFEF Grant

View the tutorial video below to learn the step-by-step process to apply for a grant.