THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT / THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK / ALBANY, NY 12234
Office of P-20 Education Policy
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Child Nutrition Program Office has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the FY23 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grant for School Food Authorities (SFAs).
- RFP GC24-009 is posted at Grants Administered by NYSED:
- Questions regarding this grant must be emailed to RFPGC24email@example.com by February 28, 2024. A Questions and Answers Summary will be posted to the link above by March 13, 2024.
- Fully completed applications including all required documents per the RFP must be uploaded into the SharePoint site by 5:00 p.m. on April 1, 2024.
A SharePoint site for application submissions has been created for this RFP. Permission to access the SharePoint site for uploading applications is granted by the NYSED Child Nutrition Program Office. The SharePoint site exists only to upload completed applications and is not used to complete the application itself. Please see the FY23 SharePoint Instructions.
All food service directors, business officials and child nutrition fiscal contacts entered in the Child Nutrition Management System (CNMS) as a contact for a NSLP-participating SFA will be sent an email invitation to gain access to the SharePoint site. Please allow 24-48 business hours from the posting of the RFP to receive this email invitation.
Potential applicants that did not receive the invitation email should request an invitation via RFPGC24firstname.lastname@example.org. The email request must contain the SFA name, SFA LEA code, the individual’s name, title, and email that wishes to be granted access to the SharePoint site.
Invitation requests for SharePoint will be accepted and approved until 4:00 pm April 1, 2024. Requests to access SharePoint after this time will not be granted.
It is recommended that the SFA administration designate only one duly authorized user to upload all submissions for the SFA.
For additional information, please review the grant application documents at the link above and email RFPGC24email@example.com with any questions.