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How to Apply

Sponsors are eligible organizations that are tax exempt and demonstrate the administrative and financial ability to manage the SFSP. Sponsors must provide a year round public service to the area in which they intend to provide the SFSP.  

Sponsor Eligibility


Sites are the locations where meals are served to children in a supervised setting. For sites to be eligible sites, they must serve children in low-income areas or serve specific groups of low-income children.

Site Eligibility and Types

How to Determine Site Eligibility


Unanticipated School Closure (USC-SFSP) allows sponsors that have been in SFSP within the past 2 years to serve meals at eligible sites when an emergency, such as a snow or extreme cold day, water main break, natural disaster, etc., occurs.

Here is the link to the form to apply.