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School Breakfast Program and Summer Food Service Program Start-up or Expansion

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.


Funding Description

Funding is for nonrecurring expenses incurred in initiating or expanding a (1) School Breakfast Program (SBP), serving students in kindergarten through grade twelve or (2) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), serving children and youth eighteen years of age and under during school breaks. School districts, direct-funded charter schools, and COEs may apply for one or both types of grants; however, only one type of grant may be awarded per school site.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria To qualify for SBP grants, at least 20 percent of enrolled students at the school site must be approved for free or reduced-price meals. To receive SFSP grants, the site must meet program eligibility criteria. The Budget Act allows the California Department of Education to award grants only to school districts, county offices of education, and direct-funded charter schools.
Other Eligibility Considerations Site must not have previously been awarded federal funds to initiate an SBP or SFSP.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Education Code Section 49550.3; Budget Item 6110-201-0001
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5380 / 8520
Total Available $1,017,000
Recipient Amount $15,000
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Subject to 2010-11 State Budget approval, the California Department of Education will award competitive grants of up to $15,000 per site for nonrecurring expenses incurred in initiating or expanding an SBP or SFSP. The number of awards is contingent upon the number of sites and the amount of funding requested per site.

Important Dates

Date Application Available September 14, 2010
Due Date November 1, 2010
Expected Notification Date January 14, 2011

Additional Information

Application School Breakfast and Summer Food Service Grants [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r9/sbsf10rfa.asp]
Background School Breakfast Program [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/sn/sbp.asp]
Fiscal Nutrition Services [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/nt/]
Other Nutrition Services Division will not accept facsimile and/or e-mail submissions as applications or placeholders. Incomplete, illegible, and/or late applications will be returned to the applicant.
More information:
School Breakfast: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/sn/sbp.asp
Summer Food Service: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/sf/

Contacts

Program Amber Bender, 916-324-8794, abender@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Michael Salazar, 916-322-3287, msalazar@cde.ca.gov
Division Nutrition Services Division, 916-445-0850 (phone), 916-445-5731 (fax)
Last Modified: December 19, 2012

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