Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

SFSP sponsor grants

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Thanks to Share Our Strength and supporters, Second Harvest Heartland is thrilled to be able to offer grant funding to new and experienced SFSP sponsors. Share Our Strength No Kid Hungry Campaign and Second Harvest Heartland’s 2017 grant application is now closed. Please check back in spring 2018 for summer 2018 funding opportunities. With questions on the grant application or process, contact Child Hunger Department staff at

Grant Timeline

March 20th Grant information and applications are posted
April 28th Application deadline – due by 4pm!
May 12th Latest date by which recipients will receive award notification
September 1st Final report available
September 30th All final reporting must be completed

Best Practices & Tips for Sponsors

In an effort to support sponsors, Second Harvest Heartland has compiled a list of resources to facilitate a SFSP sponsorship. Click here to find creative ways in which previous sponsors have used grant funding, as well as links to futher information on best practices

Outreach materials

Second Harvest Heartland has outreach materials available for distribution in order to increase the participation at meal sites in your community. Outreach materials do not have year specific information and can be distributed multiple summers. To request or see outreach materials available, click on the link below.

Request Materials

Outreach poster

Second Harvest Heartland has an 11″x17″ poster available for download. (Note: Download the pdf file to the computer and print poster from file source in order to print in the correct size and dimensions.)

Download Poster

Summer Food Service Program Meal Finder App

Hunger Impact Partners has created a Summer Food Service Program Meal Finder App called “Summer Eats Minnesota.” Click here to learn more about registering your sites on the Summer Eats Minnesota App.

SFSP Contact Information



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