About Us

As Canada’s first and one of the largest charities focusing on nourishing children, Breakfast for Learning has been helping support and sustain school-based breakfast, lunch and snack programs for over 20 years. Operating nationally, Breakfast for Learning funds programs in all 10 provinces and all 3 territories.

In the 2016/17 school year, Breakfast for Learning has funded 2,009 breakfast, lunch and snack programs operating in 1,742 school/community sites, supporting 261,033 children and youth, providing more than 44 million nourishing meals and snacks. Since 1992, Breakfast for Learning has helped more than four million children and youth enjoy over 638 million healthy meals and snacks.

Breakfast for Learning provides:

  • Nutrition Program Grants – breakfast, lunch and snack funding for student nutrition programs in schools across Canada.
  • Equipment Grants – funding for appliances to meet the demands of feeding large groups of children.
  • Volunteer and Program Development – support to ensure all programs have the tools and resources needed to run quality, sustainable programs.

Making a Difference

Watch our video to find out more about the need for student nutrition programs and the difference Breakfast for Learning is making in the lives of Canadian children:

2014 Breakfast for Learning Video

Frequently Asked Questions

Please download our Frequently Asked Questions document to learn more about Breakfast for Learning.