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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 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. Private schools, residential child care institutions, and juvenile detention centers are not eligible to receive these funds.

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 within the past three years.
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 2012-13
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
5380 / 8520
Total Available $1,017,000
Recipient
Amount
$15,000 per site
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Ten percent of the award will be retained until all grant terms are completed.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
February 15, 2012
Due Date March 30, 2012
Expected
Notification Date
June 29, 2012

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r9/sbsf12rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/sn/sbp.asp
Fiscal http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/aa/nt/
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r9/sbsf12result.asp
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 James Rickner
Phone : 916-445-7360
E-mail : jrickner@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Richard Nakahara
Phone : 916-322-2180
E-mail : rnakahara@cde.ca.gov
Division Nutrition Services Division
Phone : 916-445-0850
Fax : 916-445-5731

Last Modified: June 23, 2014

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