School Food Equipment Grants Deadline Extended

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4.28.2014 If you missed today's deadline to apply for the NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants, you're in luck because the deadline has been extended to May 5th.

The California Department of Education has $3.05 million dollars for school food authorities (SFA) to purchase equipment needed to serve healthier meals, meet the new nutritional standards with an emphasis on more fresh fruits and vegetables, improve food safety, and expand access. SFAs that are high need and have 50 percent or more enrolled students who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals will be given priority. Up to $20,000 may be awarded per site. 

Apply now! These grants will help you serve more appealing school meals and attract new customers to your program.

How to apply. link

Questions? Contact Jennifer Howerter, School Nutrition Programs Specialist, CDE, jhowerter@cde.ca.gov or 916-327-6158.