School District policy does not provide for meal reimbursement.
Exceptions by which meals or refreshments are allowed include:
- Emergency situations
- Grant fund provision is specifically identified
- Culinary Arts
Allowable food expenses:
- MUST NOT exceed the allowable rates per person ($14.00 breakfast/ $16.00 Lunch/ $26.00 Dinner)
- MUST include payment documentation to Accounts Payable that indicates “meals specifically provided by grant” or “meals provided during emergency operation”.
For external funded meal expenses:
- Outside entities MUST pay supplier directly.
- The School District of Philadelphia CANNOT receive external funding to pay suppliers.