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2017–18 California-grown Fresh School Meals Grant


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

These grants provide up to $125,000 per school site to encourage schools to purchase California-grown food and to expand the number of freshly prepared school meals that use California-grown ingredients.

Program Questions: Gina Stahlecker, e-mail: gstahlecker@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-445-1640

Downloading Questions: Gina Stahlecker, School Nutrition Programs Specialist, e-mail gstahlecker@cde.ca.gov

Document Description
Management Bulletin SNP-14-2017 2017–18 California-grown Fresh School Meals Grant Management Bulletin.

Print Application (DOC)

Application for the 2017–18 California-grown Fresh School Meals Grant.
Instructions (DOC) Grant eligibility, application requirements, and instructions.
Scoring Criteria (DOC) Scoring Criteria form.
Good Standing Status (DOC) Includes the criteria that the California Department of Education will consider in determining an agency's good standing status.
Grant Appeal Procedures (DOC) Instructions for applicants that wish to appeal a grant award decision.

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 here and should be listed separately on the Request for Application (RFA).

Last Reviewed: Thursday, January 4, 2018
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