New York school lunch programs that spend 30% of their food budgets on NY food products are eligible for reimbursements. Schools that meet this standard can get back up to twenty-five cents per meal the following school year. The NYS Education Department administers the 30% initiative per Chapter 56 of the NY State Laws of 2018.

A worksheet to determine if your food product is eligible for the 30% NYS initiative and to ensure that you have the appropriate supporting documentation.

Memos, forms, and tools about the initiative from the New York State Education Department.

Recordings from the 30% Incentive Program Summit.

CCE Harvest NY materials and webinars for preparing for audits and submitting 30% initiative documentation.

A collection of products that qualify for the 30% NY Initiative, and are widely available for purchase.