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Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) or "SUN Bucks" is a federally funded program that provides grocery-buying benefits to low-income families with school-aged children when schools are closed for the summer. The Summer EBT is a one-time, $120 per eligible student benefit for summer 2024 administered by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS).

Most eligible families will be automatically enrolled in the Summer EBT program. Families can contact their child's school to make sure their low-income indicators are up to date. The issuances and notices will be sent to eligible households at the end of August

A Summer EBT/SUN Bucks Fact Sheet is available in EnglishPDF Document and SpanishPDF Document