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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0059

Distribution of Donated Foods to Service Institutions Participating in the Summer Food Service Program

In this memorandum, we present several options for consideration by the distributing agency to help ensure that service institutions receive donated foods for use in the summer meals provided in SFSP in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0044

Automatic Eligibility for Early Head Start Participants

This memorandum supplements the guidance issued on May 16, 2008, concerning automatic eligibility for free meals for any child who is enrolled in Head Start.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0036

Simplified Acquisition Threshold

The purpose of this memorandum is to extend the prevailing simplified acquisition threshold, commonly referred to as the small purchase threshold, to the Child and Adult Care and Summer Food Service Programs.

CACFP09 SFSP08-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0028

Emergency Operation of the SFSP in Areas of the Midwest Affected by Severe Flooding

This memorandum announces the Child Nutrition Division’s policy for emergency operation of the SFSP in those areas of the Midwest recently affected by severe flooding.

SFSP07-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0013

Simplified Procedures in the Summer Food Service Program

Simplified SFSP procedures, which became effective January 1, 2008, allow reimbursement based solely on the number of meals served times the reimbursement rates.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0001

Nationwide Expansion of Summer Food Service Program Simplified Cost Accounting Procedures

The Fiscal Year 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Act extends the cost accounting procedures commonly known as the “Simplified” Summer Food Service Program. Currently, 26 states and Puerto Rico operate under the simplified procedures. This Act extends these simplified procedures to all states.

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