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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) provides grants to the IL State Board of Education to provide equipment assistance through competitive grants to districts/sponsors participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Funds allocated for this program are intended to assist schools in purchasing equipment to serve healthier meals, improve food safety, and expand access.

2019 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant

With the release of Memo SP 17-2018, USDA allocated $1,106,911 for the Illinois State Board of Education to competitively award Equipment Assistance Grants to eligible School Food Authorities (SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch Program. 

APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW OPEN:

November 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 @ noon​

To apply for the 2019 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant:

Previously Awarded Schools

Schools that have received a NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant for any year since FY2009 are included in the Previously Awarded Schools listingPDF Document.​​

 Resources

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 Archive of Previous Years

FY18 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant (GRANT PERIOD: SPRING 2018-JUNE 2019)

FY17 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant
(GRANT PERIOD: FEBRUARY 2017-JUNE 2018)

FY16 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant
(GRANT PERIOD: SEPTEMBER 2015-JUNE 2017)

FY15 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant
(GRANT PERIOD: SEPTEMBER 2014-JUNE 2015)

FY10 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant
(GRANT PERIOD MAY 2010-SEPTEMBER 2011)

FY09 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants
(GRANT PERIODS: JUNE 2009-JUNE 2010 and FEBRUARY 2009-JUNE 2010)

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