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2018 and 2019 NSLP Equipment Grant Awardees Posted

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) competitively awards equipment assistance grants to eligible school food authorities (SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) in Texas. The funds are from allocations provided by the Agriculture Appropriations Act and distributed to SFAs throughout the United States. These funds allow SFAs to purchase equipment to serve healthier meals that meet the updated meal patterns, with emphasis on more fruits and vegetables in school meals, improving food safety, and expanding access.

TDA must award these grants to schools in Texas via a competitive grant process to SFAs, giving priority to high need schools (i.e., schools in underserved areas, schools with limited access to other resources, and age of food service equipment) where 50 percent or more of the enrolled students are eligible for free or reduced price meals. Click below to see the lists of schools awarded grants in the 2018 and 2019 allocations provided by the Agriculture Appropriations Act.


2018 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities initial awardees

2019 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities initial awardees

Written notification was sent to awarded contracting entities (CEs) only. CEs that did not receive an award will not receive notification. Questions about the NSLP Equipment Grant may be sent to PO.BOps@TexasAgriculture.gov.




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