Resource | Notices
Child Nutrition Programs: Income Eligibility Guidelines (July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2003)

This Notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals or free milk for the period from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2002-0010
Follow up Questions on Upward Bound

We are providing guidance in a Question and Answer format to capture the questions we have already answered informally, as well as other questions we will be responding to for the first time.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2002-0005
Additional Sites Eligible for the Seamless Summer Feeding Waiver

We have been asked to reconsider our decision to exclude closed enrolled sites in eligible areas and camps from participation in the Seamless Summer Feeding Waiver.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2002-0004
Exceptions to Approving Sponsors Prior to Program Operations

This memorandum provides regional offices with the authority, under certain circumstances, to approve state agency requests to reimburse SFSP sponsors whose applications are not approved prior to the beginning of their meal service operations.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2002-0002
USDA Sponsor Reviews

The purpose of this memorandum is to establish that regional offices may allow state agencies to count a USDA review of an SFSP sponsor as one of their required reviews, provided that the state agency assumes all responsibilities associated with resolution of the review findings relating to the administration of the program by the sponsor, including but not limited to any and all appeals arising from the review.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2002-0001
Categorical Eligibility for Upward Bound Sites

We have received a request to allow states to consider Upward Bound sites to be categorically eligible to participate in the SFSP based on the eligibility criteria for the Upward Bound program.

Resource | Reimbursement Rates
SFSP 2002 Reimbursement Rates

This notice informs the public of the annual adjustments to the reimbursement rates for meals served in the Summer Food Service Program for Children (SFSP). These adjustments reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index and are required by the statute governing the Program. In addition, further adjustments are made to these rates to reflect the higher costs of providing meals in the States of Alaska and Hawaii, as authorized by the William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998.