Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2010-0040
Fees for Lunchroom Services

This Instruction sets forth the policy regarding fees, other than the basic meal charge, assessed against children participating in the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and Special Milk Programs to support the meal or milk service.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2010-0037
Reimbursement For Meals or Milk Served to Continuous School Calendar Students

This Instruction sets forth the policy on reimbursement for meals or milk served to continuous school calendar students.  

FNS Instruction 786-9 Rev. 2
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0016
Categorical Eligibility: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families

This is a reminder of the statutory and regulatory requirements for categorical eligibility for the Child Nutrition Programs based on receipt of benefits from each state’s Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program. Section 9(b) (12) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act restricts categorical eligibility to those TANF programs with standards that are comparable to or more restrictive than those in effect on June 1, 1995.

SP 22-2010
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0026
Coordinated Review Effort and National Average Daily Attendance

We have obtained the latest school enrollment and attendance figures from the Department of Education. For your information, the updated national average daily attendance factor for use during Coordinated Review Effort for School Year 2010-2011 is 94.4 percent.

SP 29-2010
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0042
Teacher Modeling in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

In response to several inquiries, this memorandum provides guidance on the allowable consumption of FFVP fruits and vegetables by teachers.

SP 08-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0035
Further Clarification in Crediting for, and Use of, Donated Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies

The attached memorandum is Food Distribution Policy Memo FD-110, which clarifies requirements in crediting for, and use of, USDA donated foods in contracts with food service management companies (FSMCs), and provides guidance to ensure compliance with such requirements in the first and final years of such contracts.

FD-110; SP05-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0006
CACFP Per Meals Rates in Whole or Fractions of U.S. Dollars

This memorandum provides the information needed to conduct the reallocation of CACFP audit funds. Reallocation is the process by which State agencies (SAs) can request additional CACFP audit funds above their initial authorized funding level. The availability of CACFP audit funds for reallocation in future years cannot be guaranteed. SAs that request funds should focus their need for resources on audit activities that are critical to CACFP.

CACFP 09-2010
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0048
CNR 2010: Administrative Payments to Family Day Care Home Sponsoring Organizations

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of these modifications.

CACFP06-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0046
CNR 2010: Elimination of Block Claim Edit Checks in the CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of these modifications.

CACFP03-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0047
CNR 2010: Nationwide Expansion of At-Risk Afterschool Meals in the CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of this expansion in CACFP.

CACFP04-2011