* 1. Date

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* 2. Which describes you best

* 3. How strongly do you agree with the following statements?
The 'Nutritional Alaskan Foods for Schools' grant opportunity...

  Strongly Disagree Somewhat Disagree Neither Agree or Disagree Somewhat Agree Strongly Agree
...helps increase healthy foods to students.
...is worth the administrative time required to manage the money.
...helps the district nutrition programs with their budget.
...improves the quality of food served to the students.
...benefits local producers and growers.
...is a good start for getting financial support from the state for the school meal programs.
...needs some changes for next year.
...should definitely be offered again.

* 4. How important would the following people be for providing input about future NAFS funding?

  Not important at all Not too important Somewhat important Important Very important Not Sure
School food professionals
Other school food experts
School business managers
School administration

* 5. There have been a number of suggestions to improve the NAFS grant for next year. Tell us how valuable you think the following suggestions are:

  Not at all important Not too important Somewhat important Important Very important Not Sure
Including other child nutrition program sites in the allocation of funds (i.e. youth facilities, resident care child institutions, group homes).
Having the processing fee for traditional food donations be an eligible use of funds.
Using funds to track the waste in school meal programs.
Having storage fees be an eligible use of funds.
Allocating the funds directly to the nutrition programs instead of the school district.

* 6. On a scale of 1 to 5 how much time did the following tasks require?

  Not time at all Some time A lot of time N/A
Locating local fish products
Locating local agriculture products
Working with a vendor
Submitting required paperwork
Setting up vendor accounts
Other administrative paperwork

* 7. Throughout the NAFS grant cycle did you utilize the assistance from any of the following agencies?

If yes, please rate how helpful they were?

  Not helpful at all Not too helpful Neither helpful or unhelpful Helpful Very helpful Not applicable
DCCED, Division of Community and Regional Affairs
DNR, Division of Agriculture, Alaska Grown Program
DNR, Division of Agriculture, Farm to School Program
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
DEC, Food Safety and Sanitation Program
DEED, Child Nutrition Program

* 8. How useful would the following things be for future use of NAFS grant funds?

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A list of producers and products that would sell to schools.
Local product from the vendors.
Administrative support.
Recipes using local food.
A conference or meeting to plan for the upcoming year.

* 9. Please add any other comments or suggestions you have for the 'Nutritional Alaskan Foods for Schools' grant.

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