Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Procurement - Getting What You Want

Developing an OPEN Process for the Purchase of a Software System

Resource | Fact Sheets
Construyendo Para El Futuro
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Eat Smart - Farm Fresh!

A Guide to Buying and Serving Locally-Grown Produce in School Meals

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0059
Rural Transportation Grants

This memo announces the selection of five states to receive SFSP Rural Transportation Grants.

SFSP 02-2006
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0058
Quality Control (QC) Policy Memo Update

The following policy memoranda are superseded by revisions to the FNS 310 Handbook and are now obsolete. At the end of the memos being cancelled is a list of the current QC policy Memos.

QC Policy Memo 06-02
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0057
Adjusting Standard Utility Allowances for the 2005-2006 Winter

Several state agencies have recently asked FNS to approve increases in their Standard Utility Allowances (SUA’s) for heating and cooling based on projections of substantial price increases in energy sources – particularly natural gas. We are aware of broad interest in the issue of the impact of higher energy prices on household budgets and appreciate the conferences and correspondence that bring this issue to our attention.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0056
Local Wellness Policy Letter to State Director

In Section 204 of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act (P.L. 108-265), each local educational agency participating in a program authorized by the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act or the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 is required to establish a local wellness policy for schools under the LEA, not later than the first day of the school year beginning after June 30, 2006.

SP04-2006
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0055
Prohibition Against Authorization of Certain Vendors

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the vendor-related WIC provision reflected in PL 109-97, Agricultural, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006, which provides WIC funding for FY 2006.

WIC 2006-2
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0054
Retention of Quality Control (QC) Records

The purpose of this policy memo is to notify state agencies of the specific record retention requirements for recent QC review periods. As required by regulations, QC records must be retained for three years following fiscal closure

QC Policy Memo 06-01