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2022 Kitchen Infrastructure and Training (KIT) Funds

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


Funding Description

The California State Legislature apportioned $600 million for kitchen infrastructure and equipment, staff training, additional staff costs related to California's Universal Meal program, and freshly prepared meals. Local educational agencies (LEAs) including school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools that are sponsors of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or School Breakfast Program (SBP), are eligible to receive funds.

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Local educational agencies (LEAs) including school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools that are sponsors of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or School Breakfast Program (SBP), are eligible to receive funds.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable

Funding

Legal Authority Section 132 of Chapter 52 of the Statutes of 2022 (Assembly Bill Committee on Budget. Education finance: education omnibus budget trailer bill)
Source / Type State / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2022-23
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7032 / 8520
Total Available $600,000,000
Recipient Amount See allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Each eligible local educational agency that is a sponsor of the National School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program may receive $100,000 base allocation. Of the remaining balance, 50 percent will be proportionately allocated based on the total number of meals served in October 2021. The remaining balance will be proportionately allocated to eligible LEAs that attest that no less than 40 percent of meals served as of the 2023-24 school year will be freshly prepared onsite meals.

Important Dates

Date Application Available November 1, 2022
Due Date December 9, 2022
Expected Notification Date March 17, 2023

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Kitchen Infrastructure and Training Funds [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/kitfunds.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsKitchen Infrastructure and Training Funds Results [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r9/kitfund22result.asp]
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program KIT Funds Team, KITfunds@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal KIT Funds Team, KITfunds@cde.ca.gov
Division Nutrition Services Division
Last Modified: October 18, 2023
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