A webinar for state agency and school food authority staff focused on the community eligibility provision.
Poster showing rules for CACFP Family Style Meals.
FNS published this recorded webinar on Feb. 28, 2024 for state agencies. The webinar includes a summary of the new memos released in Sept. 2023 and goes into detail about best practices for unused reimbursements and site proximity.
Effective with the publication of the WIC Final Rule: Implementation of the Access to Baby Formula Act of 2022 and Related Provisions on Dec. 14, 2023, state agencies are now required to include a plan of alternate operating procedures, commonly referred to as a disaster plan, as part of their state plan.
The brand guidelines in this document are for USDA staff, contractors, implementing agencies and partners to use for developing materials and communications about the SUN programs.
The Community Eligibility Provision is a National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program meal service option that allows schools and school districts located in high poverty areas to offer breakfast and lunch at no cost to all enrolled students.
Download a personalized QR code that links to your SNAP E&T website.
MORE THAN A JOB campaign materials are free for state SNAP agencies to use and available for download.
A final rule, Child Nutrition Programs: Community Eligibility Provision-Increasing Options for Schools (88 FR 65778), was published on Sept. 26, 2023, with an effective date of Oct. 26, 2023, that established the 25 percent minimum ISP threshold. As a result, more students, households, and schools have the opportunity to experience CEP’s benefits, such as increasing access to school meals at no cost, eliminating unpaid meal charges, minimizing stigma, and streamlining meal service operations.
Each state and tribal organization that intends to administer the Summer EBT Program must submit a Final Plan for Operations and Management (POM) to the FNS regional office no later than February 15 of each year.