The Summer Food Service Program is a USDA funded program. It provides cash reimbursements to sponsoring agencies. Sponsors provide nutritionally adequate meals to low-income children or in low-income areas during the summer. Meals are distributed all around Michigan through various sites. The program is administered at the state level by the Michigan Department of Education.
- To participate in the Summer Food Service Program, your agency must be a federal tax-exempt agency.
- If your organization is for-profit, you are not eligible to be a sponsor or a site under this program.
The following questions will help determine your agency's eligibility for program participation:
Depending on your answers to these questions, your agency may be eligible to SPONSOR a Summer Food Service Program and receive cash reimbursements for meals served to children in qualifying areas. If not, your organization may qualify to be a SITE under an existing sponsoring agency and simply receive meals.
Submit this form and a Michigan Department of Education, Summer Food Service Program representative will contact you to provide additional information, options and next steps.