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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.

​2022 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant

Information Coming Soon!

​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.​​​​​​​

Grant Forms

2021 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant Forms

Schools that were awarded 2021 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants should use the following forms to submit required progress reports and claim for reimbursement.

2020 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant Forms

Schools that were awarded 2020 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants should use the following forms to submit the required quarterly progress reports and claim for reimbursement.

 Resources

​​Please visit our General Procurement website for more procurement resources including:
  • A dropdown specific to purchasing Equipment which includes a list of pre-approved equipment, a request for any equipment that was not on the pre-approved list and documentation that must be completed and maintained for all equipment purchases that will be required during Procurement Reviews.
  • Procurement resources
  • Procurement rules, regulations and Q&A’s
  • Other general procurement requirements
  • Procurement Method Fact Sheets

 Archive of Previous Years

FY21 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant

(GRANT PERIOD: JULY 2021-SEPTEMBER 2022)

FY20 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant

(GRANT PERIOD: APRIL 2020-SEPTEMBER 2021)

FY19 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant

(GRANT PERIOD: APRIL 2019-SEPTEMBER 2020)

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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