Resource | Policy Memos
Recruiting For-Profit Centers to Participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

As you are aware, the fiscal year 2002 Department of Agriculture appropriations legislation (Public Law 107-76), enacted on Nov. 28, 2001, extended the free and reduced price provision for for-profit centers in the CACFP through Sept. 30, 2002.

Resource | Research | Food Security
Household Food Security in the United States, 1995-1997: Technical Issues and Statistical Report

This is the Final Report for the project, "Analysis of the Current Population Survey Data for Food Security and Hunger Measurement" conducted by Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. (MPR) for the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), beginning in 1997. The project provided USDA with technical support and statistical estimation work for analyzing the 1996 and 1997 data on food security collected in the U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS) Food Security Supplement. More broadly, the work examined a number of analytic and empirical issues relevant to analyzing the first three years of CPS food security data available—those for 1995, 1996, and 1997.

Resource | Handbooks
Accommodating Children with Special Dietary Needs in the School Nutrition Programs

Accommodating Children with Special Dietary Needs in the School Nutrition Programs. Guidance for School Food Service Staff

Resource | Instructions
FNS Instruction 796-2, Revision 3

This memorandum provides additional guidance on the implementation of FNS Instruction 796-2, Revision 3. 

Resource | Policy Memos
Clarification of Traditional and Enhanced Food-Based Meal Pattern in the School Breakfast Program

This memorandum clarifies the term "equivalent combination" found in the traditional and enhanced food based meal pattern charts at §§ 220.8(g)(2) and 220.8(g)(3) of the School Breakfast Program regulations.

Resource | Instructions
Small Farms/ School Meals Initiative

Town Hall Meetings. A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Bring Small Farms and Local Schools Together

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: NSLP and SBP Alternatives to Standard Application and Meal Counting Procedures

This final rule amends the regulations governing the procedures for determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.

Resource | Forms
FY 2001 Special Assistance (Provisions 2 & 3) Grant Applications

Cover Sheet--Application

Resource | Policy Memos
Certification Regarding Drug-Free Workplace Requirements (GRANTS) Alternative I - For Grantees Other Than Individuals

This certification is required by the regulations implementing Sections 5151-5160 of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100-690, Title V,
Subtitle D; 41 U.S.C. 701 et seq.), 7 CFR Part 3017, Subpart F, Section 3017.600, Purpose.

Resource | Forms
Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion - Lower Tier Covered Transactions

This certification is required by the regulations implementing Executive Order 12549, Debarment and Suspension, 7 CFR part 3017, Section 3017.510, Participants' responsibilities. The regulations were published as Part IV of the January 30, 1989, Federal Register (pages 4722-4733).