Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0148
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Allocation of Funds for Fiscal Year 2021

This memorandum provides the total funding amount available to FNS to distribute to state agencies, which is $202.9 million for FY 2021.

SP22-2020
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0144
CN - Nationwide Waiver to Allow Non-congregate Feeding in SFSP - Extension 3

This waiver extends the SFSP Nationwide Waiver to Allow Non-congregate Feeding in Child Nutrition Programs - Extension - granted on May 14, which expires on Aug. 31, 2020— through Sept. 30, 2020, or for the duration of summer operations, whichever is earlier.

COVID–19: Child Nutrition Response #44
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0147
CN - Nationwide Waiver to Allow Parents and Guardians to Pick Up Meals for Children – Extension 3

This waiver extends the nationwide waiver to Allow Parents and Guardians to Pick Up Meals for Children - Extension, granted on May 14, 2020 until Sept. 30, 2020, or for the duration of summer operations, whichever is earlier. This waiver extension applies to the NSLP Seamless Summer Option and the SFSP.

COVID–19: Child Nutrition Response #47
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0149
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Operations for SY 2020-21 during COVID-19

This memorandum includes questions and answers intended to provide clarification on the operation of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency.

SP23-2020
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0150
Questions and Answers for the Child Nutrition Programs during School Year 2020-21 – #5

This memorandum includes questions and answers intended to provide clarification to state agencies and program operators as they transition to the upcoming school year. 

SP24 CACFP13 SFSP13-2020
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0082
Use of School and Census Data

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide additional guidance on the use of school and census data to establish area eligibility in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). In addition, this memorandum consolidates previous guidance and simplifies the area eligibility determination process to reduce administrative burdens on state agencies and program operators.

SP 05-2014, CACFP 02-2014, SFSP 05-2014
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0140
Nationwide Waiver of Onsite Monitoring Requirements for Sponsoring Organizations in the SFSP – Extension 2

This extension of Nationwide Waiver of Onsite Monitoring Requirements for Sponsoring Organizations in the Summer Food Service Program – Extension, issued on June 8, 2020 to waive the requirements until Aug. 31, 2020 applies to monitoring of schools and institutions operating SFSP during an unanticipated school closure. This waiver extension remains in effect through Sept. 30, 2021.

COVID-19: Child Nutrition Response #42
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0138
Nationwide Waiver of Onsite Monitoring Requirements for State Agencies in the CACFP - Extension 2

This extension of Nationwide Waiver of Monitoring Requirements for State Agencies in the CACFP – Extension, issued on June 8, 2020 to waive the requirements until Aug. 31, 2020 applies to the Child and Adult Care Food Program. This waiver is effective immediately, and remains in effect through Sept. 30, 2021.

COVID-19: Child Nutrition Response #40
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0141
Nationwide Waiver of Onsite Monitoring Requirements for State Agencies in the SFSP – Extension 2

This extension of Nationwide Waiver of Onsite Monitoring Requirements for State Agencies in the SFSP – Extension, issued on June 8, 2020 to waive the requirements until Aug. 31, 2020 applies to monitoring of schools and institutions operating SFSP during an unanticipated school closure. This waiver extension remains in effect through Sept. 30, 2021.

COVID-19: Child Nutrition Response #43
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0137
Nationwide Waiver of Onsite Monitoring Requirements for Sponsors in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This waiver allows for offsite monitoring in addition to the flexibilities provided for sponsors in the extension of COVID-19 Child Nutrition Response #27: Nationwide Waiver of Monitoring Requirements for Sponsors in the CACFP, issued June 8, 2020 and effective through Aug. 31, 2020. This waiver is effective immediately, and remains in effect through Sept. 30, 2021.

COVID-19: Child Nutrition Response #39