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Guidance on Competitive Procurement Standards for Program Operators

Last Published: 09/07/2017

Recent communications between the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) and State agency program staff during procurement trainings and management evaluations conducted in fiscal year (FY) 2014-2015 indicated a need for guidance on competitive procurement standards.  These standards are located at: National School Lunch Program (NSLP) 7 CFR Part 210.21; Special Milk Program (SMP) 7 CFR Part 215.14a; School Breakfast Program (SBP) 7 CFR Part 220.16; Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) 7 CFR Part 225.17; Child and Adult Food Program (CACFP) 7 CFR Part 226.22 and the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards at 2 CFR Part 200.317-326 (formerly in 7 CFR Parts 3016.36 and 3019.40-48).

Document #: 
SP12 CACFP05 SFSP09-2016