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Emergency Funding to Support Meal Programs

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

National Recreation and Park Association
Jul 31, 2020
Maureen Neumann

NRPA 2020 Emergency Funding to Support Summer Meals Programs provides emergency grants to sustain summer meal programs that are at risk of reduced or disrupted operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds may be used to support operating expenses, including:

  • Staffing
  • Equipment purchases such as tables, tents, refrigeration, and fans
  • Marketing and communication efforts
  • Cleaning and disinfectant supplies
  • Personal protection equipment (PPE)
  • Transportation
  • Technology

Eligible applicants include local park and recreation agencies operating open sites, including in-person, grab and go, or pick up models, that serve meals to any and all children in their community age 18 and under through one of the following three federal nutrition programs: Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and National School Lunch Program (NSLP).

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Amounts are not specified.

Application process

A link to the online application system is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Emergency preparedness and response · Food security and nutrition

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