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2012 Commodity Supplemental Food Program

Funding Description

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) is a Federally funded program that provides funding to local nonprofit agencies that provide supplemental nutritious U.S. Department of Agriculture Foods to low-income pregnant and breast feeding women, infants, children up to age six, and elderly people at least 60 years of age. Each local agency’s allocation is based on the number of caseload within their service region.


Eligible Applicants Other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria These funds will be distributed to selected local nonprofit agencies that are currently approved to administer the CSFP.
Other Eligibility Considerations The Nutrition Services Division recently assessed our ability to expand the CSFP program in California and decided to delay expansion at this time.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations Part 247, the CSFP of the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973 as amended through Public Law 110-246, effective October 1, 2008; Budget Act Item 6110-201-0890.
Source / Type Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 0000
Total Available $5,530,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Each local nonprofit agency’s allocation is based on the number of caseload within their service region. The apportionment to each agency will be paid either monthly or quarterly or upon submission of a reimbursement claim. Administrative funding is also allocated to the State of California in support of the CSFP.

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date October 15, 2012

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Commodity Supplemental Food Program []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Stephanie Ewing, 916-445-4850,
Fiscal Richard Nakahara, 916-322-2180,
Division Nutrition Services Division, 800-952-5609 (phone), 916-327-2753 (fax)
Last Modified: September 20, 2013

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