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Serving Reimbursable Meals and Provide Food

The USDA has many opportunities for your organization to serve reimbursable meals on site. USDA can also provide you with USDA Foods and administrative funds to provide food to those in need. Each program serves different ages of people. Click on the programs below to learn how to apply.

Summer Food Service Program
Summer Food Service Program

Food That's In When School Is Out! Your school, non-profit community organization, or faith-based organization may be able to receive cash reimbursement for serving meals to children during the summer.

At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program
At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program

Now schools and community organizations can receive reimbursement for serving snacks and suppers after school, on holidays, and on weekends to school-age children when school is out.

School Meals
School ​Meals

USDA provides reimbursements for meals as part of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs. Your school also may qualify for snack and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable programs.

Commodity Supplemental Food Program
Commodity Supple​mental Food Program

CSFP works to improve the health of low-income pregnant and breastfeeding women, other new mothers up to one year postpartum, infants, children up to age six, and elderly people at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program
The Emergency Foo​d Assistance Program

Through TEFAP, USDA helps supplement the diets of low-income and needy persons, including the elderly, by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance.

Page updated: February 17, 2022