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National School Lunch Program Equipment Grant Opportunities

FY 2018 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant

The Fiscal Year 2018 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant for School Food Authorities (SFAs) is now open! USDA awarded Wisconsin $405,399 to distribute to SFAs. The application period will be open from October 16, 2018 to December 21, 2018.

Priority for this grant will be given to schools that have 50 percent or higher free and reduced-price meal eligibility and have not previously received an equipment grant. Requested equipment must cost more than your SFA’s established capitalization threshold or $5,000, whichever is less. *New this year, Congress has specified that the threshold for the purchase of each piece of equipment cannot be lower than $1,000.

Please read the entire application packet before submitting the grant request. Equipment grant application packets must be sent via e-mail to

  1. Additional Schools (PI-6201-2-Sch)

FY 2017 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant


Lauren Troxtel, MS

Nutrition Program Consultant
(608) 266-5514