2022 Equipment Assistance Grants for National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Operator


To provide funds that will allow NSLP Operators to purchase equipment to serve healthier school meals, improve food safety, and expand access to school meals.

Total Funds Available: $954,126

Equipment requested must be greater than $1,000 and less than $90,000.

Customer Service Support Sessions

The MSDE will hold two virtual customer service support sessions for interested applicants. During these sessions, MSDE personnel will review the grant application requirements and be available to answer questions about the grant. Customer service support sessions will be held on:

  • January 9, 2023, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
2022 Equipment Assistance Grant Customer Support Session 1
Monday, January 9 · 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Google Meet joining info:
or dial: ‪(US) +1 513-818-0914‬ PIN: ‪343 456 237‬#‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

  • January 18, 2022, from 10:00 am to 11:00 a.m.
2022 Equipment Assistance Grant Customer Support Session 2
Wednesday, January 18 · 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Google Meet joining info
or dial: ‪(US) +1 470-655-0339‬ PIN: ‪653 744 849‬#‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

A copy of the PowerPoint presentation or a recording of the presentation will be posted on the Office of School and Community Nutrition Grants page following customer service support sessions.


If you have questions about the application or the process, please contact the Program Monitor:

Sara Brandt
Program Specialist

When will the application be open?

Monday, December 26, 2022

Application Submission Date: