CNP Program Data & Finances

Child Nutrition Program data is available from diverse organizations.

Here are links to:

Below are a number of annual reports generated by the RIDE Child Nutrition program.

CNP Emergency Operational Cost Reimbursement Program

As part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the Act), the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) is offering additional funds to State Agencies administering the Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) and National School Lunch Program (NSLP) to provide local operators with additional reimbursements for emergency operating costs incurred during the public health emergency created by the novel coronavirus.

This reimbursement program will provide additional funding for eligible operators whose revenues declined or were temporarily interrupted during the early months of the pandemic due to COVID-19 related closures and restrictions. The amount of funding provided to each sponsor has been determined by a statutory formula as established under the Act.

CACFP Emergency Operational Cost Reimbursement Program - Frequently Asked Questions

NSLP Emergency Operational Cost Reimbursement Program - Frequently Asked Questions


Eligibility Reports

The RIDE Eligibility Report provides detailed information about RI schools that participate in the USDA's National School Lunch Program.  This annual report is published in February and based on the most recent October 1st data.  It includes information on each school's:

  • Enrollment
  • Number and percent of children eligible for free or reduced-priced school meals
  • Grade range

Totals by community are provided.  The data is provided for public, charter and private schools as well as participating residential child care institutions.

If you have any questions regarding these reports, please contact

Annual Eligibility Reports




October 2017

October 2016

October 2015

October 2014

October 2013

October 2012

October 2011

Community Eligibility Provision

The new Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) makes it easier for all children in low-income communities have access to healthy meals at school.  CEP allows schools in high poverty areas to offer nutritious meals through the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs to all students at no change while eliminating school meal applications. Contact Sandra Fabrizio for additional information on CEP in RI. 


State Match - Lunch

Annually, RIDE distributes $621,011 to Sponsors participating in the National School Lunch Program.  As required by USDA, this  distribution is based on the lunches served by each Sponsor in the prior state year.  Below are reports of this distribution.  If you have any questions, please contact

Annual RI State Match - Lunch Reports

RI Breakfast Subsidy Payment

 The RI School Breakfast Reimbursement Program provides State funding to school districts for participation in the State mandated Federal School Breakfast Program for supervision costs incurred in the individual schools.  These costs are not allowable expenses from the USDA reimbursements earned for breakfasts (paid, free and reduced priced meals) served to students.  Recent reports are below.  If you have any questions please contact .

Breakfast Subsidy Payment Reports


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