Thank you for your interest in feeding nutritious meals to children and adults.

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has several nutrition programs that the state administers. The following information and questions will help you determine eligibility for your agency.

This table provides a quick overview of agency eligibility for participation in USDA’s nutrition programs:
Eligible Agency Types
Public LEA/SFA
Private School
Charter School
TN Special School
TN Department of Corrections
TN Department of Child Services
Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy prohibits this agency from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication and Compliance 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410
202-260-1026, 866-632-9992 (toll free), or 202-401-0216 (TTD)