Summer Food Service Program [SFSP] Law and Legal Definition

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally funded program that provides free meals to children, ages 18 and under, when school is not in session.

The SFSP Federal support consists of guaranteed cash and commodity assistance and support for administration and operating expenses. The program is empowered under the National School Lunch Act. It is administered by the Food and Nutrition Service and funded by annual agriculture appropriations.