The DM&A CDM, CFPP Credential Grant

Sponsored by the Nutrition & Foodservice Education Foundation (NFEF)

The DM&A CDM, CFPP Credential Grant will be awarded to students accepted into (or currently enrolled in) an  ANFP-Approved Training Program. The grant recipient will receive up to $1,750 and the funds will be provided in the following ways:

  • A credit of $225 towards ANFP textbooks (guaranteed)
  • A credit of $399 towards the CDM, CFPP Credentialing Exam registration fees (guaranteed)
  • A credit of $65 towards one year of Pre-Professional Membership to ANFP (guaranteed)
  • A credit of up to $811 towards enrollment/tuition fees into an ANFP-approved training program (or up to $1,061 if recipient does not utilize the optional credit for exam preparation materials outlined below). Credit amount not to exceed the cost of ANFP-approved training program.
  • A credit of $250 towards ANFP exam preparation materials (optional)

Application Opened
September 1, 2023

Application Closes
November 30, 2023

Decision Date
December 31, 2023


  • Be a foodservice employee in health care or senior care
  • Have two years or more in a leadership or supervisory role
  • Prove a dedication to quality and empathetic patient or resident care

Application Requirements
Applicants are required to complete a question form, including an essay, upload a resume and a letter of recommendation from a current or previous supervisor, or member of administration.