The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) provides all children in participating schools with a variety of free fresh fruits and vegetables during the school day. It is an effective and creative way of introducing fresh fruits and vegetables as healthy snack options. Elementary schools with a free and reduced-priced eligibility of 50%, or Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) equivalent, or higher may apply for this grant opportunity each year.
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant for School Year 2023-24
Thank you for your interest in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. The FFVP application period for the 2023-24 school year has closed.
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Resources
- USDA FFVP Handbook - A guide for schools that includes rules and guidelines for how to operate the program
- FFVP Online Services Manual - Instructions on how to submit claims and budget revisions
- FFVP Claiming Breakdown Record - Use this tool to keep track of your costs in each budget category and ensure your budget is approvable.
- Parent Letter (Spanish) (Hmong)- This editable letter may be sent home to parents or posted on the school's website to spread the word about the FFVP.