Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
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Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

The Food and Nutrition Service, an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), administers the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) at the federal level, while the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) administers the program at the state level. Locally, it is operated by sponsors who apply for and are approved to operate the program. An overview of the program is provided in the Summer Food Service Program Reference Sheet.

Sponsors eligible to participate in SFSP are:

  • Public or private nonprofit schools.
  • Education Service Districts.
  • Units of local, municipal, county, or state government.
  • Public or private nonprofit residential summer camps.
  • Public or private nonprofit colleges and universities sponsoring the Upward Bound Program.
  • Private, nonprofit organizations.
  • Tribal Organizations

Tools and Resources for a Successful Summer Food Service Program


Summer Food Programs

Jennifer Mitchell
Summer Food and Special Projects Supervisor

Larissa Burk
Administrative Assistant

Colleen McGuire

Free Summer Food Contact Number:
1-866-EAT-MEAL (1-866-328-6325)
TTY number 360-664-3631


Old Capitol Building, PO Box 47200, 600 Washington St. S.E., Olympia, WA  98504-7200  360-725-6000  TTY 360-664-3631
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