Breakfast Initiative

The Breakfast Initiative promotes a healthy school breakfast and evaluates its impact on several measures. The initiative is building the evidence base around the effect of an innovative school breakfast delivery model and is forming an action-oriented coalition of interested and effective representatives from various backgrounds and sectors. Watch the Breakfast Effect video series to learn more about current research around school breakfast, and access tools to help promote school breakfast on our resource page.

Breakfast Initiative


  • Gain insight into the impact of Breakfast in the Classroom on children’s health and wellbeing
  • Engage stakeholders to improve the School Breakfast Program
  • Increase at-risk children’s participation in the School Breakfast Program

Our Approach

Research and evaluate the Breakfast in the Classroom model.

Convene researchers and industry thought leaders.

Share the findings with policy and decision makers.

Learn about the initiative goals, and the evidence and recommendations we use to develop the goals.


Who's Involved