Proactive Planning for Summer Meals Sponsors

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Nonprofit Sponsors
School Nutrition Staff

This year-round planning calendar is designed to support a program planning and implementation timeline that maximizes sponsor capacity to operate a sustainable summer meals program.


One of the best ways to sustain, strengthen and expand your summer meals program is to approach planning as a year-round endeavor. The following guidance is a road map to help identify activities that most benefit your program at different times throughout the year.