Start Up and Expansion Grants for the Summer Food and At-Risk Afterschool Meal and Snack Program

Contact: Lesley Nelson

Manager, Child Hunger Prevention - Portland Metro

Email, (503) 595-5501, ext. 307

Contact: Rose Walker

Manager, Child Hunger Prevention - Statewide

Email, (503) 595-5501 ext. 324

About the Grants

In July 2013, the Oregon State Senate passed House Bill 2729 allowing grant funds to be appropriated to encourage increased participation in the Afterschool Meals &Snacks Program.


In March of 2014, House Bill 4090 was passed to include summer meals (The Summer Food Service Program and Seamless Summer Option in the National School Lunch Program).


A total of $448,224 in grant funds is available for Sponsors during the 2013-2015 biennium

Grant funds have increased from a maximum of $10,000 to a maximum of $20,000 per sponsoring organization


How to Apply:

Contact the Oregon Department of Education for application materials and further information.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.