Maine DOE provides nutrition equipment assistance

The Department is encouraging schools to apply for their share of the $75,542 that Maine has been awarded in food service equipment assistance.

Schools who are successful in being awarded funds will purchase major equipment and be reimbursed by the Maine DOE. The minimum price for each piece of equipment is $5,000 which can include installation and shipping. To receive reimbursements, the paid invoice must be received by the Department prior to by Aug. 30. Awards will be paid in September.

The application is available on the Department’s Child Nutrition Services website here: http://www.maine.gov/doe/nutrition/financial/equip-assist.html.

The deadline to apply is April 30.

For more information or technical assistance, please contact david.hartley@maine.gov or andrew.d.hutchins@maine.gov.