Child Nutrition Discretionary Grants Limited Availability

NSLP: To assist States, through cash grants and food donations, in making the school lunch program available to school children and to encourage the domestic consumption of nutritious agricultural commodities.

SBP: To assist States in providing a nutritious nonprofit breakfast service for school
children, through cash grants and food donations.

SMP: To provide subsidies to schools and institutions to encourage the consumption of fluid milk by children.

CACFP: To assist States, through grants-in-aid and other means, to initiate and maintain nonprofit food service programs for children, elderly or impaired adults in nonresidential day care facilities and children in emergency shelters.

SFSP: To assist States, through grants-in-aid and other means, to conduct nonprofit food service programs for low-income children during the summer months and at other approved times, when schools are out of session or are closed for vacation.

Agency - Department of Agriculture

Established in 1862, the Department of Agriculture serves all Americans through anti-hunger efforts, stewardship of nearly 200 million acres of national forest and rangelands, and through product safety and conservation efforts. The USDA opens markets for American farmers and ranchers and provides food for needy people around the world.

Office - See the Food and Nutrition Service Regional Offices listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.