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FY 2013

Memo No. Title

Date Issued

15-2013 Existing Flexibilities in CACFP 07/26/13
14-2013 Monitoring of Licensing Requirements in CACFP 07/26/13
13-2013 Health and Safety in CACFP 07/26/13
12-2013 Transitioning from SFSP to CACFP At-risk Afterschool Meals 05/31/13
11-2013 Q&As Regarding the Participation of Head Start Programs in Child Nutrition Programs 05/17/13
10-2013 Guidance Related to the ADA Amendments Act 04/26/13
09-2013 Additional State Agency Requirements in CACFP 03/29/13
08-2013 Guidance on Reallocation of CACFP Audit Funds 03/21/13
07-2013 FY 2013 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds 03/21/13
06-2013 Eligibility Based on Census Data: 2013 Data Release  02/21/13
05-2013 Tax Exempt Status for Private Nonprofit Organizations in CACFP and SFSP  01/24/13
04-2013 Streamlining At-risk Meal Participation for School Food
Authorities
11/28/12
03-2013 Determining Area Eligibility Based on School Data 11/23/12
02-2013 Procurement Geographic Preference Q&As - Part II 10/09/12
  Letter from Under Secretary Concannon
--
Fact Sheet: Calories in School Meals
-- Fact Sheet: Athletic Programs and Afterschool Meal Service
10/02/12
01-2013 Federal Small Purchase Threshold Adjustment 10/02/12

 

FY 2012

Memo No. Title

Date Issued

24-2012 Family Day Care Home Administrative Reimbursements: Carryover Reporting Requirements for Fiscal Year 2012 and All Subsequent Years: THIRD REVISION 06/05/13
23-2012 Further USDA Information on Central Valley Meat Investigation 08/31/12
22-2012 Current USDA Information on Central Valley Meat Investigation 08/22/12
21-2012

Adult Day Care Center Eligibility and Licensing/Approval

08/07/12
20-2012

Participant Eligibility in the Adult Day Care Component of CACFP

08/07/12
19-2012

Updated Guidance for the Adult Day Care Component of CACFP

08/07/12
18-2012

Tribal Participation in CACFP and SFSP

07/24/12
17-2012

Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs

07/11/12
16-2012

Prohibition of Separation by Gender during Child Nutrition Program Meal Service: RESCINDED

06/29/12
15-2012 Health and Safety Standards for Outside-School-Hours Care Centers and At-Risk Afterschool Care Centers 05/01/12
14-2012 CACFP Guidance on the Serious Deficiency Process and Acceptable Corrective Action Plans, National Disqualified List Procedures and Debt Collection 05/01/12
13-2012 Eligibility Based on Census Data: Revision of 2012 Data Release: THIRD REVISION 04/26/12
12-2012 Disaster Response 04/10/12
11-2012

Family Day Care Home Administrative Reimbursements: Options and Carryover Reporting Requirements

03/19/12
10-2012 FY 2012 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds 02/29/12
09-2012 Guidance on Reallocation of CACFP Audit Funds 02/29/12
08-2012 At-Risk Afterschool Meals Component of CACFP, Q&As 02/17/12
07-2012 Eligibility Based on Census Data: 2012 Data Release: REVISION 02/13/12
06-2012

Guidance on Income Eligibility Determinations and Duration

02/10/12
05-2012

Guidance on the Food Donation Program in Child Nutrition Programs

02/03/12
04-2012

Changes to the FNS-44, Report of the CACFP

01/25/12
03-2012

Simplifying Application Procedures in the Summer Food Service Program

10/31/11
02-2012

Eligibility Based on Census Data

10/31/11
01-2012

Rural Development’s Community Facilities Program

10/06/11

 

FY 2011

Memo No. Title

Date Issued

26-2011 Guidance on Multiple Terminations and Disqualification of CACFP Institutions 08/18/11
25-2011 Translations for the Free and Reduces Price School Meals Application and CACFP Meal Benefit Income Eligibility Form 08/03/11
24-2011 Automatic Revocation of Tax Exempt Status

07/25/11

23-2011 Clarification on the Use of Offer Versus Serve and Family Style Meal Service

05/17/11

22-2011 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, FAQ 2

05/13/11

21-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Nutrition Requirements for Fluid Milk and Fluid Milk Substitutions in CACFP, Q&As: REVISION

09/15/11

20-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Water Availability in CACFP

05/11/11

19-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: CACFP Applications

04/08/11

18-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Carry Over of Unused CACFP Administrative Payments

04/08/11

17-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Transmission of Household Income Information by Tier II Family Day Care Homes

04/07/11

16-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Varied Timing of Unannounced Reviews

04/07/11

15-2011 Eligibility of Children Evacuated from Japan and Bahrain

04/01/11

14-2011 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, FAQ 1

03/29/11

13-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Cooperation with Program Research and Evaluation

03/08/11

12-2011 FY 2011 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds

02/23/11

11-2011 Guidance on the Reallocation of Audit Funds

02/23/11

10-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds

02/18/11

09-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Privacy Protection and the Use of Social Security Numbers

02/15/11

08-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Categorical Eligibility of Foster Children: REVISION

04/16/13

07-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Permanent Agreements

01/14/11

06-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Administrative Payments to Family Day Care Home Sponsoring Organizations

12/22/10

05-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Area Eligibility for Family Day Care Homes

12/22/10

04-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Nationwide Expansion of At-Risk Afterschool Meals

12/17/10

03-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Elimination of Block Claim Edit Check

12/17/10

02-2011 Effects of Busing on Area Eligibility: REPLACED BY CACFP 03-2013

12/06/10

01-2011 Eligibility of Expanded Learning Time Programs for Afterschool Snack Service: REVISION 01/21/11

 

FY 2010

Memo No. Title

Date Issued

17-2010 Disclosure Requirements for the Child Nutrition Programs 08/23/10
16-2010 Update on Publication of Poverty Guidelines and Income Eligibility Guidelines 08/02/10
15-2010 Reporting of At-Risk Meal Data on Form FNS-44 07/11/10
14-2010 Update on the Continuing Delay of Publication of Updated Poverty Guidelines 06/11/10
13-2010 Prototype Application Materials for School Year 2010-2011: ATTACHMENT 05/24/10
12-2010 Waiver on Providing Income Limits on Applications 05/05/10
11-2010 Q&As: Extending Categorical Eligibility to Additional Children in a Household 05/03/10
10-2010 Categorical Eligibility-Temporary Assistance to Needy Families

04/19/10

09-2010 Guidance on Reallocation of CACFP Audit Funds

02/26/10

08-2010 FY 2010 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds 02/26/10
07-2010 Eligibility of Haitian Refugees for the Child Nutrition Programs

01/29/10

06-2010 Expiring Income Eligibility Forms and Determining Claiming Percentages: RESCINDED

11/20/09

05-2010 Geographic Preference for the Procurement of Unprocessed Agricultural Products in the Child Nutrition Programs

11/13/09

04-2010 Q&As: Milk Substitution for Children with Medical or Special Dietary Needs (Non-Disability)

11/12/09

03-2010 Exclusion of Military Combat Pay: SECOND REVISION

09/15/10

02-2010 Procurement Questions

10/09/09

01-2010 Applying Geographic Preferences in Procurements for the Child Nutrition Programs - Updates

10/09/09

 

FY 2009

Memo No. Title

Date Issued

08-2009

Extending Categorical Eligibility to Additional Children in a Household

08/27/09

07-2009

Excess Summer Meals

06/26/09

06-2009

Clarification of State Agency Review Requirements for Donated Foods

06/03/09

05-2009

Meal Disallowance Policies for Family Day Care Homes

03/31/09

04-2009

FY 2009 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds

03/05/09

03-2009

Record Maintenance Requirements for Family Day Care Homes

02/24/09

02-2009

Guidance on Reallocation of CACFP Audit Funds

02/23/09

01-2009

Small Business Tax Filing Updates

01/28/09


FY 2008

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

10-2008

Automatic Eligibility for Early Head Start Participants: REPLACED BY CACFP 11-2013

08/05/08

09-2008

Simplified Acquisition Threshold

07/03/08

08-2008

Streamlining At-Risk Afterschool Meal Participation: REPLACED BY  CACFP 04-2013

06/06/08

07-2008

Automatic Eligibility for Free Meal Benefits Extended to All Children Enrolled in Head Start: REPLACED BY CACFP 11-2013

05/16/08

06-2008

Rebates from the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008

03/26/08

05-2008

Sharing Income Eligibility Information

02/15/08

04-2008

Guidance on Reallocation of CACFP Audit Funds

02/13/08

03-2008

FY 2008 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds

02/13/08

02-2008

Information for the National Disqualified List for FNS Regional Directors

12/14/07

01-2008

Facility Applications and Agreements

11/15/07


FY 2007

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

15-2007

Documentation of Block Claims Submitted by Sponsored Child Care Centers and Family Day Care Homes: RESCINDED

08/27/08

14-2007

National Interim Head Start Grantee Participation in CACFP: Community Development Institute

08/15/07

12-2007

Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007 Correction

07/12/07

11-2007

Accommodations for Nontraditional Program Operators

07/03/07

09-2007

Electronic Record and Reporting Systems

06/15/07

08-2007

Documentation of Tier I Eligibility Determinations

06/15/07

07-2007

Update on Electronic Transactions

05/01/07

06-2007

Operation of Child Nutrition Programs During a Pandemic

06/11/07

05-2007

Additional State Agency Requirements

05/09/07

04-2007

FY 2007 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds

02/23/07

03-2007

Guidance on Reallocation of FY 2006 CACFP Audit Funds

02/23/07

02-2007

CACFP Paperwork Reduction Final Report

02/23/07

01-2007

Retention of Records Relating to Institutions, Responsible Principals or Responsible Individuals, and Family Day Care Homes on the National Disqualified List, Retention of Records Relating to Serious Deficiencies

01/26/07


FY 2006

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

15-2006

Clarification on the Substitution of NSLP Meals and Use of Offer Versus Serve for CACFP Meals Prepared by Schools: RESCINDED

09/15/06

14-2006

U.S. Armed Forces Family Supplemental Subsistence Allowance – Permanently Excluded from Income Consideration for the Child Nutrition Programs

08/25/06

13-2006

Administrative Reimbursements for Non-Claiming Homes

06/29/06

12-2006

Issues Related to Block Claims Submitted by Sponsored Child care Centers and Family Day Care Homes: RESCINDED

05/23/06

11-2006

Prohibition on State Agencies Establishing Geographic Territories for Sponsoring Organizations

04/13/06

10-2006

Free and Reduced Price Meal Eligibility Determinations Reauthorization 2004: RESCINDED

03/30/06

09-2006

Income Eligibility Guidelines

04/04/06

08-2006

Building for the Future Award Winners for FY 2006

03/17/06

07-2006

Q&As on State Oversight Tools, Sponsor Oversight Tools, and Training and Other Operational Issues

02/23/06

06-2006

FY 2006 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds

01/24/06

05-2006

Guidance on Reallocation of FY 2005 CACFP Audit Funds  

01/24/06

04-2006

Sponsor Monitoring of Facilities   

05/23/06

03-2006

Serious Deficiency Questions and Answers

11/07/05

02-2006

Treatment of Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance and National Flood Insurance Program Payments in Income Eligibility Determinations

10/29/05

01-2006

Extending Waivers from Hurricane Katrina to Hurricane Rita

10/06/05


FY 2005

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

07-2005

Conducting a Five-Day Reconciliation in Centers

09/23/05

06-2005b

Q&As Regarding Institution Applications

09/23/05

Emergency Feeding in Areas Affected by Hurricane Rita

09/23/05

06-2005a

Extension of Emergency Feeding in Areas Affected by Hurricane Katrina

09/22/05

05-2005

Extension of Emergency Feeding in Areas Affected by Hurricane Katrina

09/09/05

04-2005

Emergency Feeding in Areas Affected by Hurricane Katrina

09/02/05

CACFP Procurement Q&As

07/27/05

03-2005

Block Claiming Determinations: RESCINDED

07/01/05

Transfer of Data Related to the CACFP and the Food Stamp Program

03/29/05

02-2005

Collection of Required Enrollment Form Information

03/11/05

Military Families and Eligibility

01/07/05

Additional Guidance on the Second Interim Rule

12/23/04

Dear Child Care Provider

11/24/04

01-2005

Use of Enrollment Data for Establishing Claiming Percentages and Determining Eligibility of Proprietary Centers

11/15/04

Clarification on Acceptable Infant Formula

11/09/04

 
FY 2004

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

02-2004 Allowability of Costs for Directors and Officers Insurance

09/24/04

State Agency Guidance Implementing Changes in Interim Rule

09/01/04

Sponsoring Organization Guidance Implementing Changes in Interim Rule

09/01/04

Independent Center Guidance Implementing Changes in Interim Rule

09/01/04

04-2004

Overpayments in the CACFP

09/17/04

Acceptable Infant Formula

09/14/04

CN 1

Exclusion of the Housing Allowance for Military Households in Privatized Housing

07/01/04

Extension of the Child Nutrition Provisions through June 30, 2004

04/02/04

01-2004

Sponsor Monitoring Requirements 

01/27/04

Extension of Certain Child Nutrition Provisions through March 31, 2004

01/12/04

Treatment of the Shared Maintenance Fee for Food Bank Donations Policy Clarification

12/05/03


FY
2003

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

Continuing Resolution

09/30/03

Budget Approval Issues

06/30/03

Applicability of FNS Instruction 788-16 to Multi-State Proprietary Sponsors 

06/25/03

Review Requirements for At-Risk Afterschool Care Centers

06/03/03

Effects of Busing on Area Eligibility: REPLACED BY CACFP 02-2011

05/20/03

Reimbursement of Infant Meals

04/28/03

Recruiting For-Profit Centers to Participate

04/17/03

Deadlines for Retroactive Reimbursement of Free/Reduced Price Provision for For-Profit Centers

03/05/03

Policy Exception - Family Size and Income Determinations for Military Families

02/27/03

Implementation of Interim Rule: Monitor Staffing Standards

02/21/03

Military Families and Eligibility

02/04/03

Baby Fruits or Vegetables with DHA

12/19/02


FY
2002

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

Afterschool Care Snacks in Emergency Shelters

06/12/02

Obligations to Offer Infant Meals

05/17/02

Flexibility in Meal Time Requirements for At-Risk Meal Services: RESCINDED

03/21/02

Use of "Stop Payments"  

03/01/02

Recruiting For-Profit Centers to Participate

12/21/01

FNS Instruction 796-2, Revision 3

11/01/01


FY
2001

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

Health and Safety Standards for Outside-School-Hours Care and At-Risk Afterschool Care Centers: REPLACED BY CACFP 15-2012

07/06/01

State Agency Approval of Sponsored Facilities' Applications and Reimbursement to Facilities at the Time of Their Initial Approval

05/14/01


FY
2000

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

Termination and Program Payment Procedures

10/17/00

Monitoring Requirements for Sponsoring Organizations

10/16/00

Implementing Statutory Changes mandated by the Agriculture Risk Protection Act of 2000

07/20/00

Licensing and Approval in Family and Group Day Care Homes

05/11/00

Issues Related to Feeding Infants

04/20/00

Categorical Eligibility of Pre-Kindergarten Even Start Participants for Free Meal Benefits

04/04/00

Participation of Emergency Shelters Q&As

03/14/00

Afterschool Snacks and the At-Risk Component, Q&As, Edition 3: RESCINDED

12/01/99


FY
1999

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

Guidance on Tax Exempt Status for Churches: REPLACED BY
CACFP 05-2013

09/29/99

State Agency Maintenance of Lists of Seriously Deficient Facilities and Individuals

09/13/99

Timing of Corrective Action in Serious Deficiency Cases

09/13/99

Guidance on Training for Sponsored Facilities

08/23/99

Reimbursement Under the NSLP for Snacks Served in After School Care Programs Operated by Residential Child Care Institutions

08/18/99

Homeless Shelters Receiving Commodities

08/18/99

Automatic Eligibility of State-Funded Pre-Kindergarten Participants for Free Meals: REPLACED BY CACFP 11-2013

07/22/99

6-99

Further Guidance on the Use of Unannounced Visits

07/02/99

WIC Information for CACFP State Agencies

04/14/99

Afterschool Snacks and the At-Risk Component, Q&As, Edition 2: RESCINDED

04/09/99

5-99

Participation of Emergency Shelters Serving Homeless Children

03/30/99

One and One-Half Percent Audit Funds

02/22/99

Afterschool Snacks and the At-Risk Component, Q&As, Edition 1: RESCINDED

02/17/99

4-99

Reimbursement for Snacks in After School Care Programs

01/14/99

3-99 Implementation of Public Law 105-336

12/03/98

2-99 Limited Disclosure of Children's Free and Reduced Price Eligibility Information

12/07/98

1-99 Participation of Tribal Child Care Facilities

10/23/98


FY
1998

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

Audit Requirements - Proprietary Title XIX and Title XX Institutions

08/13/98

1-98 Incorporated Providers

07/30/98


FY
1997

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

Two-tiered Reimbursement Structure for Day Care Homes: Approaches to Establishing the Eligibility of Enrolled Children in a Tier II Day Care Home

06/02/97

Verifying a Provider's Household Income Through Use of the IRS Form 1040

05/29/97

Memorandum for Child Nutrition State Directors Concerning the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program

05/19/97

Two-tier Reimbursement Structure for Family Day Care Homes, Q&As, #4

05/16/97

Elementary School Attendance Area Determinations

04/25/97

Two-tier Reimbursement Structure for Family Day Care Homes, Q&As, #3

03/12/97

Improved Targeting of Day Care Home Reimbursement - Provision of Elementary School Attendance Area Information

02/10/97

Welfare Reform Advisory Memo #2:  Changes Mandated by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996

01/27/97

Two-tier Reimbursement Structure for Family Day Care Homes, Q&As, #2

01/24/97

Policy Regarding the Obligation of a Child care Facility to Offer Infant Formula

12/16/96

Public Law 104-193 Changes to Applications for Waivers

12/02/96

Two-tier Reimbursement Structure for Family Day Care Homes, Q&As, #1

11/25/96


FY 1996

Memo No.

Title

Date Issued

State Agency Public Release on Behalf of Institutions

09/18/96

Welfare Reform Advisory Memo #1: Limitations on Reimbursement for Meals Served

08/13/96

Seriously Deficient Providers

05/03/96

Criteria for Sponsoring Organizations Under the Exempt Organizations Handbook Section 34(14)

02/06/96

Last modified: 07/31/2013