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Policy Memorandum 2006-2010

Policy Number

Title

Date Issued
 

 

FY 2011

 
50-2011

Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications – Requests for Additional Information

09-30-2011
49-2011 State Agency Reports on School Food Safety Inspections, School Year 2010-2011
-- Attachment
09-22-2011
48-2011 Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds in School Year 2011-2012 09-06-2011
47-2011 Request for Applications for Participation in Demonstration Projects to Evaluate Direct Certification with Medicaid
-- Request for Applications
-- Appendix A: Application Template
-- RFA Questions & Answers (10/26/2011)
09-02-2011
46-2011 Waiver of Congregate Feeding Requirement for Outdoor Feeding Sites Experiencing Extreme Heat 08-08-2011
45-2011 Food Safety Inspections in Service-Only Sites Participating in the School Meals Programs 08-03-2011
44-2011 Translations for the Free and Reduces Price School Meals Application and Child and Adult Care Food Program Meal Benefit Income Eligibility Form 08-03-2011
43-2011 Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance 08-01-2011
42-2011

Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Local School Wellness Policies

07-08-2011
41-2011 Indirect Cost Guidance 07-07-2011
40-2011 Outreach to Households on the Availability of School Breakfast Program 06-20-2011
39-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Guidance on Paid Lunch Equity and Revenue from Nonprogram Foods
-- Attachment: Paid Lunch Equity Pricing Tool 
-- Attachment: Nonprogram Revenue Tool
Revised
10-24-2011
38-2011 FNS-640 Data Report School Year 2008-2009 06-08-2011
37-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Enhancing the School Food Safety Program 05-23-2011
36-2011 Restricted Open Sites and Summer Schools 05-23-2011
35-2011 Clarification on the Use of Offer Versus Serve and Family Style Meal Service 05-23-2011
34-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, FAQ 2 05-13-2011
33-2011

Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Direct Certification Performance Awards and Use of Funds

04-28-2011
32-2011

Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Direct Certification Benchmarks and Continuous Improvement Plans

04-28-2011
31-2011

Frequency of Direct Certification Matching Activities Beginning in School Year 2011-2012

04-27-2011
30-2011 Child Nutrition Database Release 15 04-15-2011
29-2011 Nutrition Requirements for Fluid Milk 04-14-2011
28-2011 Water Availability During National School Lunch Program Meal Service (revised) 07-12-2011
27-2011 Expansion of Opportunities for Additional States to Apply for Direct Certification Planning and Implementation Grants 04-07-2011
26-2011 Eligibility of Children Evacuated from Japan and Bahrain 04-01-2011
25-2011

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

03-29-2011
24-2011 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Allocation of Funds for School Year 2011/12 03-22-2011
23-2011 Community Eligibility Option: Guidance and Process for Selection of States for School Year 2011-2012 03-16-2011
22-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Cooperation with Program Research and Evaluation of Child Nutrition Programs 03-08-2011
21-2011

FY 2011 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense (SAE) Funds

02-23-2011
20-2011

Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds

02-18-2011
19-2011

Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Privacy Protection and the Use of Social Security Numbers in Child Nutrition Programs

02-15-2011
18-2011

Procurement Geographic Preference Q&As

02-01-2011
17-2011

Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Categorical Eligibility of Foster Children (revised)

04-16-2013
16-2011

Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: State Food Safety Inspection Reporting Requirements

01-25-2011
15-2011

Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Outreach to Households on the Availability of Summer Food Service Program Meals

01-25-2011
14-2011

Prototype Checklists for School Food Authorities (SFAs) for Conducting Annual On-site Reviews

01-24-2011
13-2011 Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Letter Method for Direct Certification 01-14-2010
12-2011

Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Fiscal Year 2010 National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grants - Legislative Revision

12-20-2010
11-2011

Effects of Busing on Area Eligibility in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, the Summer Food Service Program, and the Afterschool Snack and the Seamless Summer Option served through the National School Lunch Program: REPLACED BY SP06-2013

12-06-2010
10-2011

School Year 2009-2010 Direct Certification Report List of States Eligible for 2nd Round Planning or Implementation 2010 Direct Certification Grants

11-19-2010
09-2011

Clarification of Competitive Foods and Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value

11-12-2010
08-2011

Teacher Modeling in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP)

11-05-2010
07-2011 Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds in SY 2010-2011 11-01-2010
06-2011

Use of State Administrative Expense Funds in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

10-27-2010
05-2011

Further Clarification in Crediting for, and Use of, Donated Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies

10-22-2010
04-2011 Eligibility of Expanded Learning Time Programs for Afterschool Snack Service in NSLP and CACFP (revised) 01-21-2010
03-2011

State Agency Reports on School Food Safety Inspections, FY09
-- Attachment

10-08-2010
02-2011

Salad Bars in the National School Lunch Program (revised)

01-21-2011
01-2011

Reaffirming the Requirement that School Food Authorities Comply with Federal Regulations Affecting Rebates, Discounts, and Other Applicable Credits in All Cost Reimbursable Contracts (revised)

04-05-2011

FY 2010

 
32-2010

Fiscal Year 2010 National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grants Update on the "Legislative Fix Issue"    

09-02-2010
31-2010 Disclosure Requirements for the Child Nutrition Programs 08-23-2010
30-2010 Update on Publication of Poverty Guidelines and Income Eligibility Guidelines 08-02-2010
29-2010

Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance

07-27-2010
28-2010 Update on the Continuing Delay of Publication of Updated Poverty Guidelines 06-11-2010
27-2010 Prototype Application Materials for School Year 2010 - 2011 05-24-2010
-- Attachment to SP 27-2010
26-2010

Waiver on Providing Income Limits on Applications

05-05-2010
25-2010

Questions and Answers on Extending Categorical Eligibility to Additional Children in a Household

05-03-2010
24-2010

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Final Report Submission Guidance in Federal Reporting.gov

04-28-2010
23-2010

Oversight of the School Breakfast Program

04-22-2010
22-2010

Categorical Eligibility—Temporary Assistance to Needy Families

04-19-2010
21-2010

Updated Guidance on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Regarding Recipient Reporting

04-14-2010
20-2010 Fiscal Year 2010 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds 02-26-2010
19-2010

Clarification on Legislative Requirements of FY2010 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities

02-24-2010
18-2010

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program: Allocation of Funds for School Year 2010/11

02-24-2010
17-2010 Eligibility of Haitian Refugees for the Child Nutrition Programs 01-29-2010
16-2010 Unobligated and Unliquidated Funds Recovery and Reallocation Guidance for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities 01-27-2010
15-2010

School Food Authorities Acting as a Collective Unit in the Control and Use of Donated Foods (Revised)

01-19-2010
14-2010 FY2010 National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities 01-14-2010
-- Attachment to SP 14-2010
13-2010 FNS Farm to School Website, Email, and Site Visits 01-08-2010
12-2010

Unliquidated Funds Recovery and Reallocation Guidance for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities

01-08-2010
11-2010 Revised Reporting Template for 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities 12-23-2009
10-2010

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Targeted School Selection and Outreach Process

12-01-2009
09-2010 Close-Out for FY 2009 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Funds 11-27-2009
08-2010

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

11-13-2009
07-2010

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

11-12-2009
06-2010 Exclusion of Military Combat Pay: REVISION 09-15-2010
05-2010 Pandemic Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits for Children Certified as Eligible to Receive Free and Reduced Priced School Lunch During School Closures -Rescinded-Legislative Authority Expired 11-06-2009
04-2010 Extension of Weighted Averages Waiver FY 2010 10-30-2009
03-2010 Extension of Food Safety Inspections Reporting Requirement FY2010 10-30-2009
02-2010 Procurement Questions 10-09-2009
01-2010 Applying Geographic Preferences in Procurements for the Child Nutrition Programs - Updates 10-09-2009
 

FY 2009

 
45-2009 Reporting Template for 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities 09-29-2009
44-2009 Guidance in Crediting for, and Use of, Donated Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies 09-24-2009
43-2009 Questions Relevant to State Obligation and Tracking of Improperly- Paid Funds and Additional Administrative Reviews 09-23-2009
42-2009

School Dismissals for H1N1 Outbreaks: Questions and Answers Edition #2

09-22-2009
41-2009 State Agency Reports on Food Safety Inspections
--Attachment
09-15-2009
40-2009 Obligation of 2009 Equipment Assistance Guide for School Food Authorities 09-04-2009
39-2009 Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds in SY 2009-2010 08-27-2009
38-2009 Extending Categorical Eligibility to Additional Children in a Household 08-27-2009
37-2009 Clarification on Intent of 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities 08-21-2009
36-2009 Standard Award Terms and Reporting Requirements for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009's National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grants 08-19-2009
35-2009 Q&As: Milk Substitution for Children with Medical or Special Dietary Needs (Non-Disability) 08-13-2009
34-2009 Modifications to the list of USDA-Approved Nutrient Analysis Software 08-10-2009
33-2009 School Closings for H1N1 Outbreaks Questions and Answers 07-31-2009
32-2009 School Garden Q&As 07-29-2009
31-2009 Responding to School Closings for H1N1 Outbreaks 07-23-2009
30-2009 Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance and CRE 2009-2010 School Calendar 07-08-2009
29-2009 Excess Summer Meals 06-26-2009
28-2009 Procurement Questions 07-22-2009
27-2009

Revised 2009 Edition of Questions and Answers for the National School Lunch Program’s Seamless Summer Option (superseded by SP 32-2013)

06-09-2009
26-2009

Clarification of State Agency Review Requirements for Donated Foods in the National School Lunch Program and Other Child Nutrition Programs

06-03-2009
25-2009

Extension of FY09 Direct Certification/Verification Grant Application

05-20-2009
24-2009

Equipment Specifications for the 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities (ARRA)

04-16-2009
23-2009

Additional 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities Questions and Answers (ARRA)

04-08-2009
22-2009

Proposed Requirements for Reporting Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)

04-03-2009
21-2009 State Agency Ameliorative Action Plans for Verification Results 04-03-2009
20-2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities - Questions and Answers 03-20-2009
19-2009 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP): Adherence to School Selection Criteria and Outreach to Potentially Eligible Schools 03-18-2009
18-2009 2009 Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities 03-09-09
17-2009 Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense (SAE) Funds 03-05-09
16-2009 Administrative Review and Training (ART) Grant Amendment 03-03-09
15-2009 Ways to Assist Families during Economic Downturn 02-27-09
14-2009 Economic Stimulus Funding for the National School Lunch Program – Equipment Grants (ARRA) 02-26-09
13-2009 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP): Allocation of Funds for SY 2009/10 02-13-09
13-2009 Attachment (Excel) 02-13-09
12-2009 FNS 742 Clarification—Box 11, Did Not Respond 02-09-09
11-2009 2009 Edition of Questions and Answers for the National School Lunch Program's Seamless Summer Option (Superseded by SP27-2009) 01-26-09
10-2009 Economic Price Adjustments in Vendor Contracts 01-23-09
09-2009 Competitive Procurement and Private Grants for School Food Programs 01-15-09
08-2009 Procurement Questions 01-09-09
07-2009 Reminder-Procurement Requirements for the NSLP, SBP & SMP 01-09-09
06-2009 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), Prorating Funding for Schools Starting the FFVP Late in the School Year 12-16-08
05-2009 Close Out for FY2008 Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program Funds 12-12-08
04-2009 Reminder Concerning E-Rate Audits by the Federal Communications 12-12-08
03-2009 Questions Relevant to State Accounting and Reporting of Retained Funds from Additional Administrative Reviews 12-10-08
02-2009 Final Fluid Milk Substitution Rule 10-16-08
01-2009

Questions Relevant to Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds

10-09-08
 

FY 2008

 
40-2008 Reaffirmation of Policy on Limited Disclosure of Children's Eligibility Information to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 09-29-08
39-2008 Responsibility to Request Food Safety Inspections 09-19-08
38-2008 State Agency Reports on Food Safety Inspections 09-11-08
37-2008 30-Day Carryover and Delayed Implementation for Provision 2 09-05-08
36-2008 Coordinated Review Effort (CRE) Revised Forms and Instructions 09-02-08
35-2008 Frequently Asked Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Questions 08-08-08
34-2008 Automatic Eligibility for Early Head Start Participants: REPLACED BY SP 40-2013 08-05-08
33-2008 Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program (FFVP) Technical Assistance Information on FFVP Operations 07-31-08
33-2008 Attachment to SP 33-2008 [Excel] 07-31-08
32-2008 Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance 07-16-08
31-2008 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP): Nationwide Expansion and Program Operations Resulting from the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-234) 07-11-08
30-2008 Applying Geographic Preferences in Procurements for the Child Nutrition Programs 07-09-08
29-2008 Cooperation with Federal Communications Commission's (FCC)     E-Rate Audits 07-07-08
28-2008 Additional Administrative Reviews and State Retention of Improperly-Paid Funds in SY 2008-2009 07-07-08
27-2008 July 1, 2008 Mandatory Implementation of Direct Certification with the Food Stamp Program 07-07-08
26-2008 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Funds Made Available to Six States Through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008 07-03-08
25-2008 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Funding From FY 2008 Consolidated Appropriations Act 06-27-08
24-2008

Streamlining At-Risk Afterschool Meal Participation for School Food Authorities Participating in the National School Lunch Program

06-06-08
23-2008

Automatic Eligibility for Free Meal Benefits Extended to All Children Enrolled in Head Start: REPLACED BY SP 40-2013

05-16-08
22-2008 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Funding from the FY 2008 Consolidated Appropriations Act 05-15-08
21-2008

Prototype Language for Return of Discounts, Rebates and Credits to School Food Authorities

05-01-08
20-2008 Verification Summary Reporting for SY 2007-08 (FNS-742) 04-02-08
19-2008 Technical Assistance in Preparation for CRE 03-19-08
18-2008 Rebates from the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 03-26-08
17-2008 Sharing Income Eligibility Information between Child Nutrition Programs 02-15-08
16-2008 Informational Memo on the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program 03-12-08
15-2008 Allowability of Procurement Fees in School Food Authority Contracts 03-12-08
14-2008 Farm to School Cafeteria Initiatives 03-07-08
13-2008 Use of Vending Machines in School Meal Programs 03-04-08
12-2008 FY 2008 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds 02-13-08
11-2008 Coordinated Review Effort (CRE) Training for State Agencies 02-08-08

10-2008

Suspension of Westmoreland Meat Company and Mr. Stan Mendell and attachment

02-04-08

09-2008 Final Rule, Procurement Requirements for the National School Lunch, School Breakfast and Special Milk Programs 01-28-08
08-2008 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program 01-16-08

07-2008

Charter School Involvement in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs

01-15-08

06-2008

New Edition of the Eligibility Manual for School Meals, Federal Policy on Determining and Verifying Eligibility

01-03-08

05-2008

Food Safety Inspections in Non-Traditional School Settings

12-19-07

04-2008

Incorporating the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans into School Meals

12-17-07

03-2008

Alternate Menu Planning Approaches - Calorie and Nutrient Standards

11-19-07

02-2008

HealthierUS School Challenge Bronze Level

11-16-07

01-2008

State Agency Reports on Food Safety Inspections: Follow-Up

10-29-07

 

FY 2007

 

16-2007

State Agency Reports on Food Safety Inspections

08-09-07

15-2007

Coordinated Review Effort; National Average Daily Attendance

08-01-07

14-2007

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

07-12-07

13-2007

Operation of Child Nutrition Programs During a Pandemic

06-11-07

12-2007

Electronic Record and Reporting Systems

06-15-07

11-2007

Reminder of Availability of Translated Free and Reduced Price Applications 

05-04-07

10-2007

Update on Electronic Transactions in the Child Nutrition Programs

05-01-07

09-2007

Clarification Regarding "Federal Publishing" Materials Not a USDA Publication

02-29-07

08-2007

Legislative Changes in the Nutrition Services Incentive Program

03-20-07

07-2007

FY 2007 Seamless Summer Option Question and Answer

03-08-07

06-2007

Fluid Milk and Other Fluid Components/Menu Items in Reimbursable Lunches

03-21-07

05-2007

FY 2007 Reallocation of SAE Funds

02-23-07

04-2007

Scanned Income Applications

01-29-07

03-2007

Vending Machines in the School Meal Programs

01-22-07

02-2007

School Districts and Federal Procurement Regulations

01-23-07

01-2007

Reporting School Food Safety Inspection

10-13-06

 

FY 2006

 

34-2006

Change to Item 6 in the FNS-742, SFA Verification Summary Report Memo and Updated Form

09-21-06

33-2006

Affirmation of Policy on Limited Disclosure of Children's Eligibility Information to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

09-15-06

32-2006

Clarification of Direct Verification

08-31-06

31-2006

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

09-15-06

30-2006

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

08-25-06

29-2006

Buy American Reminder

08-09-06

28-2006

CRE National Average Daily Attendance

07-21-06

27-2006

Verification Sample Size

07-25-06

  26-2006   Revised

Modification to the list of USDA-approved Nutrient Analysis Software

10-02-06

26-2006

Modification to the list of USDA-approved Nutrient Analysis Software

07-19-06

25-2006

Monitoring SFA Implementation of HACCP-Based Food Safety Program

07-18-06

24-2006

USDA-approved Software Requirements Regarding Vitamin A

07-05-06

23-2006

Free and Reduced Price Schools Meals Application Package Memo and Access to translations

06-22-06

22-2006

Required Direct Certification for LEAs with 25,000 students

06-16-06

21-2006

State Agency Procurement Training for School District

05-18-06

20-2006

Procurement Questions Relevant to the Buy American Provision 

04-17-06

19-2006

April 2006 Procurement Questions

04-26-06

18-2006

Income Eligibility Guidelines:

04-04-06

17-2006

USDA Recipes for Schools: Memo and Order Form

03-28-06

16-2006

Record-Keeping Requirements

03-10-06

15-2006

School Districts and Federal Procurement Regulations

03-16-06

14-2006

Communications Concerning Verification Activities

03-02-06

13-2006

State Agency Ameliorative Action Plans for Verification

02-22-06

12-2006

Commercial Software used in School Nutrition Programs

02-09-06

11-2006

Fiscal Year 2006 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense Funds

01-24-06

10-2006

Implementing the Revised School Meal Recipes

01-18-06

09-2006

SMI Frequently Asked Questions

01-13-06

08-2006

Communication with Households

12-23-05

07-2006

Verification Reporting and Hurricanes Katrina/Rita

12-06-05

06-2006

Reporting Compliance with the Food Safety Inspection Requirement: Reauthorization Memo - SP 24

11-29-05

05-2006

Second Extension of Waivers Due to Emergency Conditions Caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

11-29-05

04-2006

Wellness Monitoring

11-29-05

03-2006

Translation of Free and Reduced Price Application Prototypes for People with Limited English Proficiency

11-22-05

02-2006

Treatment of Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance and National Flood Insurance Program payments in Income Eligibility Determinations for Food and Nutrition Service Programs

10-29-05

01-2006

Administrative Reviews and Training Grants - 2006 Memorandum to State Agencies:
  -- Administrative Reviews and Training Grants Application
  -- Application for Federal Assistance SF-424
  -- Application for Federal Assistance-Budget Information SF-424A
  -- Application for Federal Assistance - Assurances SF-424B
  -- Disclosure of Lobbying Activities - SF-LLL

10-25-05

     

Last modified: December 05, 2013