Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) - Minnesota Department of Health

Commodity Supplemental Foods Program (CSFP)

The Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS)

CSFP is a United States Department of Agriculture supplemental food and nutrition program that is designed to provide healthy and nutritious food each month at no cost to eligible individuals.

Commodity Supplemental Foods Program (CSFP) Impact (PDF)

Notice of Intent Form for Commodity Supplemental Food Program Grant 2022-2026

Applicants are encouraged to submit a non-binding notice of intent by March 5, 2021 using an online form. The notices of intent to apply forms help us prepare for the number and types of applications we will receive so that we can plan ahead for the review process.

Anticipated post date for the RFP is March 22, 2021. A link to the MDH grants website will be available here when the RFP is offered.

Notice of Intent Form to Apply for 2022-2026 CSFP Grant

Who is eligible for CSFP?
Where are the CSFP foods distributed?
What foods do CSFP participants get?
What are the income guidelines for CSFP?

Who is eligible for CSFP?

  • Men and women over age 60
  • Minnesota residents
  • Must meet income guidelines
  • Must not reside in a facility that provides meals and must prepare own meals

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Where are the CSFP foods distributed?

CSFP is distributed at more than 200 sites around Minnesota each month.

To find the name and telephone number of the CSFP agency that serves your county, please select your county from the following list:

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What foods do CSFP participants get?

The CSFP food package provides plant-based proteins such as lentils, canned beans, peanut butter; whole grains such as dry cereal, brown rice, rolled oats; canned meats for protein (beef stew, chicken, tuna, salmon in oil); canned vegetables and fruits for essential vitamins and minerals; dairy items include shelf stable fluid milk, dry milk and locally made American cheese.

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What are the income guidelines for CSFP?

The income guidelines for CSFP are as follows:

CSFP Income Guidelines

Effective February, 2020

Each Additional Member

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651-201-4404 Phone

1-800-657-3942 Toll-free

Updated Monday, 01-Mar-2021 15:48:06 CST