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

Contact: Marcella Miller

Child Hunger Prevention Manager

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

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.

The next grant deadline is December 15th, 2014.


How to Apply:

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

There will be an informational webinar on November 20th from 9-10am on the grant guidelines and application process. To register contact Marcella Miller, Child Hunger Prevention Manager with Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon.

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