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Summer Food Service

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

Funding provides reimbursement for meals served to children who are on school vacation in areas where 50 percent of the children qualify for free or reduced-priced school meals. Camp sites may receive reimbursement for serving meals to children who are income eligible. Non-school agencies may be reimbursed for snacks in after-school settings.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Summer sites must be established to serve all children in the community while on school vacation and not enrolled for day care. Meals must be served to all children at the same time and in the same eating area. Sponsoring agencies serving snacks after school, must serve meals during summer vacation. Application results are provided within 30 days.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Entities eligible to be a Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sponsor include public and private schools, Indian tribal governments; units of local, municipal, or county governments; and other public or private nonprofit agencies.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

Funding

Legal
Authority
The SFSP operates under Part 7, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 225; Budget Item 6110-201-890(2)
Source / Type State, Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
5330, 5335 / 8220
Total Available $29,000,000
Recipient
Amount
See Allocation Formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Sponsors receive reimbursement based on the number and types of meals served multiplied by the operational and administrative rate. There is $29,000,000 million in federal funds available for the Summer Food Service Program.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
March 1, 2012
Due Date April 1, 2012
Expected
Notification Date
Unavailable

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r9/sfsp11rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/sf/index.asp
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/nt/sfsp.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Melissa Garza
Phone : 916-322-5885
E-mail : mgarza@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Maria Lenor Wisco-Jang
Phone : 916-319-0771
E-mail : mwiscojang@cde.ca.gov
Division Nutrition Services Division
Phone : 800-445-0850
Fax : 800-333-5775

Last Modified: July 18, 2011

California Department of Education
1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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