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

Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

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.

Program Questions: James Rickner, e-mail:, tel. 916-445-7360

Downloading Questions: James Rickner, School Nutrition Programs Specialist, e-mail:, tel. 916-445-7360 or 800-952-5609.

Document Description
Management Bulletin
Letter of Intent: Availability for the School Breakfast and Summer Food Service Programs Start-up and Expansion Grants for State Fiscal Year 2013–14.
Instructions (DOC) Instructions and Criteria: Includes scoring criteria and proposed grant time line.
Attachment 1 (DOC) Attachment 1: Plan - Submit only one plan per district or agency.
Attachments 2 through 5 (DOC) Attachment 2: Site Application - Complete this form for each applicant site.
Attachment 3: Equipment Budget and Justification - Complete this form for each site for which you are requesting grant funds.
Attachment 4: Site Outreach and Promotion Justification and Budget - Complete this form for each site for which you are requesting outreach and promotion funds.
Attachment 5: Site Training and Other Costs Justification and Budget - Complete this form for each site for which you are requesting funds for training and other costs.

Assurances and Certifications

Document Description
General Assurances and Certifications
Required of applicants and grantees as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return the general assurances and certification with the application; instead, they must download them and keep them on file to be available for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application - ConApp - should already have a copy of the general assurances and certifications on file and do not need to keep a separate copy. Program-specific assurances are not included and should be listed separately on the Request for Application (RFA).

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, February 12, 2015

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