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Open until March 1, 2023 by 4:00 PM

Who should apply? Public school districts, county offices of education, and directly funded charter schools

The California State Legislature appropriates approximately $1.017 million in the annual state budget for School Breakfast Program (SBP) and Summer Meal Programs (SMP) Start-up and Expansion Grants. California Education Code Section 49550.3 authorizes the California Department of Education (CDE) to award competitive grants of up to $15,000 per school site for nonrecurring expenses incurred when initiating or expanding an SBP or SMP. The following types of grants are available:

  • Start-up grants for costs associated with starting an SBP or SMP site
  • Expansion grants for costs associated with increasing program participation at an existing SBP or SMP site

Learn more and apply today.

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