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School Nutrition Programs 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 School Food Authorities (SFA) to purchase equipment, with a value greater than $1,000 but less than $50,000. The purpose is to provide equipment:

  • To serve healthier meal,
  • To support scratch cooking
  • To improve food safety
  • To support the establishment, maintenance or expansion of School Breakfast Program.

Any SFA with an approved state agency agreement on file to operate the National School Lunch Program (per 7 CFR 210.9 (b)) and meet the Request for Application (RFA) criteria may apply for the grant

Important Reminder: 

Recipients previously awarded equipment grants are eligible to apply Preference Points will be given to applications from sponsors whose schools have not been previously awarded an equipment grant. 

Due Date: Complete one Smartsheet for each piece of equipment requested. Include uploading equipment and ancillary cost quotes along with the Smarter Lunchroom Scorecard and Smarter Lunchroom summary no later than 3:00 pm Friday July 12, 2024.

For additional information or questions, contact the Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs by Email  or Phone: 971-208-0490