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DC Free Summer Meals Program Application and Supplemental Information

Application and Renewal Documents are due by May 5, 2017.

Thank you for your interest in applying to the DC Free Summer Meals Program (SFSP). In an effort to streamline the annual application process for federal child nutrition programs, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Division of Health & Wellness (DHW) is pleased to announce the development of Orchard. Orchard is a web-based solution that supports online submission of federal child nutrition program applications to the State Agency (SA).

Application deadline to participate as a sponsor in the program has passed. Organizations may still be able to participate as a site and provide meals. Please contact a Sponsor for Unaffiliated Sites to determine eligibility.

Summer Meal Site Sponsors of Unaffiliated Sites

If your organization would like to participate in the DC Free Summer Meals Program as a site and receive meals free of charge to serve to children in the District of Columbia, please contact one of our participating sponsors for further assistance.

2017 Application Process for Sponsors

Organizations are requested to complete an Intent to Participate form prior to beginning the application process. Please return completed forms to the Program Coordinator. Organizations new to participating in the DC Free Summer Meals Program, should contact the Program Coordinator, Elisabeth Sweeting at (202) 724-7628 (office); (202) 368-3009 (cell) or email at [email protected] prior to completing the application.

Supplemental and Program Operation Forms

Resources and Guides

2018 DC Free Summer Meals Program Orientation

Find out more information about the DC Free Summer Meals Program by attending an orientation session. Coming in February of 2018

2018 Mandatory Sponsor Training
All sponsors are required to attend the training to participate in the program and must register.

Save the Date: March 2018 - Check back for registration link in February of 2018
Mandatory SFSP Annual Training: Returning FSMP Sponsors
Location: OSSE, 1050 First St. NE

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