California Library Association has received funds to support the enhancement and expansion of library based summer meal programs and partnerships in 2019.

We realize that you may still be working on your summer meal planning for summer 2019. Even if site-plans are tentative, or a plan to partner with a community meal site is tentative, please include this information on the form and simply make a note of the tentative nature of your planning. We will work to divide these Lunch at the Library funds to maximize the benefit to as many library communities as possible statewide.

Please complete this survey by February 15th, 2019.

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* 1. Contact information:

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* 2. Library information:

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* 3. Please let us know what type of funds are you interested in receiving. (You may select more than one type of funding.)

If you requested $5000 in seed money for a library jurisdiction starting a summer meal program for the first time in 2019, please let us know the branch(es) you plan to offer a summer meal program.

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* 4. Location(s) name and address

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* 5. Briefly describe your level of certainty that you will be offering a summer meal program this summer (2019).

If you requested seed funds for library jurisdictions already serving summer meals seeking to open additional summer meal sites ($2000*), please let us know the name of the new branch/branches at which you intend to serve summer meals.

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* 6. Name and address of proposed new site(s)

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* 7. Total number of proposed new sites

If you requested programming funds to enhance existing summer meal sites ($1000-$2000* per site), please list the names of, and total number of, sites you plan to enhance.

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* 8. List of site names for enhancement

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* 9. Total number of sites for enhancement

If you requested pop-up library programming funds to support library jurisdictions enhancing local non-library community meal sites with programming ($1000-$2000*), please list the name of th elibrary branch(es) and the community meal site partnership(s).

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* 10. Name and address of library site(s), community meal site(s) hosting pop-up library programming, and name of partner organization(s).

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* 11. Total number of pop-up library program partnership community meal sites

If you requested youth development funds to support a Lunch at the Library youth development/teen volunteer component at a library jurisdiction already offering a summer meal program, please let us know the range of funding you will need to offer a quality program. Funds might be used to support summer stipends for teen volunteers in conjunction with youth development trainings and activities. 

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* 12. Please estimate the minimum amount of funds that would allow you to support a quality youth development/teen volunteer component to your summer meal program. Please provide a brief explanation.

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* 13. Please estimate the ideal amount of funds that would allow you to support a quality youth development/teen volunteer component to your summer meal program. Please provide a brief explanation.

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* 14. Briefly describe how you might plan to use these funds to support youth development through your Lunch at the Library program. Please provide a brief explanation.

Additional information requested about your summer meal plans.

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* 15. Please tell us how far along you are in your summer meal planning. This would be a good place to let us know which of your requests are based on tentative plans, and which requests are based on information that is "set in stone".

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* 16. Please use the box below if there is anything else you'd like to tell us.

*We are unable to confirm exact funding amounts until all requests for program expansion, program enhancement, and pop-up library programming funds have been received.

For more information about serving summer meals in California's libraries, programming ideas, and for a host of resources and evaluation tools please visit Lunchatthelibrary.org

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