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FACT Charter School

1023 Callowhill St.

Philadelphia, PA 19123


Ellen Somekawa, Executive Director:

Pheng Lim, Principal:

Food Program Bidding Applications for 2024-2025:

Attention: NSLP Vended Meals Providers
The Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School (FACTS) is requesting proposals
for the provision of vended meals for the National School Lunch Program

A walk-through meeting is scheduled for 5/29/24 at 2pm at FACTS.
All proposals must be submitted no later than 3:30 pm on 6/12/24. All proposals should be delivered in a sealed envelope, addressed to the FACT Charter School and be clearly marked: Food Service.

Submit proposals to: FACT Charter School/1023 Callowhill Street/Philadelphia, PA 19123
FACTS reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all proposals or to accept
the proposal that it finds, in its sole discretion, to be in the best interest of the
school district.

Required Application Materials: FACTS Vended Meals Invitation to Bid Packet – revised June 12 due date; FACT-Charter-School-Bid-Proposal-Compliance-Questionnaire-and-Facilites-and-Taste-Test-Info (mandatory part of a complete proposal)

FACTS Vended Meals Vendor FAQs

FACTS is also accepting bids from interested food service vendors for our National School Lunch Program milk, cereal, and/or dry goods, serving 499 students.  Links to each application can be found here:MilkDry Goods/Cereal, and/or Kitchen Supplies 


Requests to Conduct Research at FACTS:

If you wish to conduct research at FACTS, please read the following Policies and Procedures and complete a Request to Conduct Research at FACTS and send it to Ellen Somekawa at

RESEARCH AT FACTS Policies and Procedures Request to Conduct Research at FACTS

Request to Conduct Research at FACTS