Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Program Operations

The Program Operations section is responsible for requesting and monitoring the federal and state funding of the Child Nutrition Programs, which include National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Special Milk, Summer Food Service, and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable programs. The section manages all contracts and grants, both federal and state, reimburses program sponsors for eligible meals, and submits monthly and annual reports to USDA. Program Operations prepares the annual state Legislative Budget Request as well as the federal State Administrative Expense Plan. In addition, the section is responsible for the oversight of all program sponsors’ compliance with state and federal financial management requirements.


Access the sponsor claims system, request access for a new user and view the claims deadline schedule.

Procurement Compliance

Find templates for ITBs, RPFs, small purchase contracts and more.

Food, Nutrition and Wellness Grants

Locate grants to assist with nutrition education, equipment, school gardens and more.