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SNP Grant Opportunities

This page is dedicated to assisting sponsors with grant opportunities for their school nutrition programs.

NSLP Equipment Grants

The NSLP Equipment grant is a competitive award for local educational agencies and schools to purchase equipment, with a value greater than $1,000 but less than $50,000.   The purpose is to provide equipment:

  • needed to serve healthier meals
  • improve food safety and
  • to help support the establishment, maintenance, or expansion of the School Breakfast Programs.

To be considered, School Food Authorities (SFA) must follow the criteria as stated in the Request for Application (RFA) and submit a complete application according to the details in the RFA. 

Covid-19 Clarification:  Any SFA with a previous approved State agency agreement on file to operate the National School Lunch Program (per 7 CFR 210.9(b)), and that would otherwise be operating NSLP in SY 2020-2021, may continue to access NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants while utilizing the flexibilities granted under the current SFSP/SSO Nationwide waiver. 


Complete applications and additional documentation must be submitted no later than Thursday, May 20, by 1:00 pm to

Required Reports for Award Recipients

Equipment Award Recipients


For additional information or questions, contact the Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs by
Email: ODE School Nutrition or Phone: 503-947-5894.

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