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How to Claim

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Guidance and Resources for submitting accurate claims in the Colorado Nutrition Portal.


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2020-21 claiming flowchart

School Year 2020-2021 Claiming by program diagram

School Nutrition Programs (SNP) claiming resources

National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and Afterschool Snack Program 


Summer Food Service Program claiming resources

2020 claiming timeline

Important information about school year 2020-21 claims

Sponsors that choose to operate the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) through June 30, 2021 will enter claims under SFSP (red tile).

Claim resources for August 2020 and September 2020 claims: 

Claim resources for October 2020 - June 2021 claims:

For more information or if an alternate version of a document is needed, please contact the Summer team at summermealprogram@cde.state.co.us.


Applicable to all programs

Reimbursement claims are due 60 days after the end of each month


For more information or if an alternate version of a document is needed, contact free&reducedpriceschoolmeals@cde.state.co.us