Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0043
Implementing Changes to the CACFP in Interim Rule entitled, “Child and Adult Care Food Program: Improving Management and Program Integrity”

This memorandum is intended to provide independent centers with information for their use in implementing the provisions of this interim rule.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0037
Conducting a Five-Day Reconciliation in Centers Participating in the CACFP

This memorandum has been superseded by  CACFP 10-2018: Conducting Five-Day Reconciliation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, with Questions and Answers. The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance regarding the conduct of five-day reconciliations in centers participating in the CACFP.

CACFP07-2005
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0013
Collection of Required Enrollment Information by Child Care Centers and Day Care Homes

This memorandum concerns an option we are providing to state agencies to comply with the third requirement, relating to whether the normal hours of care and meals received while in care are included on the annual enrollment form.

CACFP 02-2005
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0024
Documenting Reasons for Block Claims by Child Care Centers and Day Care Homes

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide additional guidance regarding the conduct of the unannounced follow up reviews required within 60 days of the submission of a block claim.

CACFP 03-2005
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0007
Direct Certification and Direct Verification for National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs

The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 allows children to be certified as eligible for free meals under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP) based on participation in other programs authorized under the Food Stamp Act of 1977, as amended. No further application by the child’s household is necessary.

FD-045
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0044
Funding Administrative Review and Training

FNS is soliciting proposals for the second round of funding (FY 2006) from state agencies that have identified local educational agencies which have demonstrated a high level of, or a high risk for, administrative error.

SP01-2006
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0025
July 2005 Procurement Questions

We are continuing to receive questions regarding procurements in the child nutrition programs, particularly in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. Attached are the most recently received questions and answers.

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 (LEA) 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-2005-0020
Procurement Questions

We have recently received a series of questions regarding the procurement of automated meal accountability systems in conjunction with the procurement of a food service management company.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0017
Recent Procurement Procedure Questions

Periodically, we receive questions concerning the procurement requirements of 7 CFR Parts 3016 and 3019 and certain procurement procedures used by public and nonprofit school food authorities. Attached are a number of these recent questions and their corresponding answers.