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Supply Chain Assistance Funds

Funding Description

The Supply Chain Assistance (SCA) funding provides additional federal fund allocations to eligible school food authorities (SFA) to alleviate supply chain disruptions in the school meal programs. Funds must be used exclusively to purchase unprocessed or minimally processed domestic food products to support the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), Seamless Summer Option (SSO), or NSLP Afterschool Snack program.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria SCA funds are only available to SFAs (including school districts, county offices of education, charter schools, private nonprofit schools, Residential Child Care Institutions, and tribal schools currently operating the NSLP and/or SBP. This includes SFAs currently operating the NSLP Seamless Summer Option (SSO) in School Year (SY) 2021-22 under Child Nutrition Response #85: Nationwide Waiver to Allow the SSO through SY 2021-22 and NSLP Afterschool Snacks.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Unavailable
Source / Type Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2022-23
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5466 / 8220
Total Available $115,356,821
Recipient Amount Unavailable
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula NA

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsSupply Chain Assistance Funding Results 2022 []
Other Unavailable


Program SCA Funds team,
Fiscal Richard Nakahara, 916-322-2180,
Division Nutrition Services Division, 916-445-0850 (phone), 916-445-4842 (fax)
Last Modified: June 9, 2022
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