Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1988-0013
Eligibility of Schools and Institutions to Participate in School Nutrition Programs

Occasionally, applications for participation in the School Nutrition Programs may be received from organizations that do not clearly meet the definition of “school.”

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-2020-0130
Guidelines for Policy Statement When Serving Meals or Milk Without Separate Charge

All school food authorities participating in the National School Lunch, Commodity School, School Breakfast, and Special Milk Programs must submit a free and reduced price policy statement pursuant to 7 CFR Part 245.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1972-0001
Amounts and Use of Nonfat Dry Milk, Whole Dry Milk, and Canned Evaporated Milk Equivalent to One-Half Pint of Fluid Whole Milk

This Instruction prescribes the amounts and use of nonfat dry milk, whole dry milk, and canned evaporated milk which are equivalent to one-half pint of fluid whole milk. These equivalents are to be used in schools approved for the service of lunches without milk.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1982-0008
Approval of Administrative Budgets for. Multi-State Sponsoring Organizations of Family Day Care Homes - Child Care Food Program

The rapid growth of multi-state sponsoring organizations over 'the past several years has presented administering agencies (both state agencies and Food and Nutrition Service regional offices) with new problems in reviewing and approving administrative budgets.
 

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1988-0015
Handling Lost, Stolen and Misused Meal Tickets

This Instruction sets forth policy with respect to needy students who report lost or stolen meal tickets in schools and institutions that participate in the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Commodity School or Special Milk Programs.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1995-0009
Juice Products - Child Nutrition Programs

This Instruction clarifies the Food and Nutrition Service policy regarding the use juice products in the child nutrition programs.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1995-0001
Milk Requirement-Child Nutrition Programs

This Instruction clarifies which types of milk may be used to fulfill the milk component  requirement of the child nutrition programs.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1986-0004
Outside-School-Hours Care Centers

This instruction will clarify (1) program eligibility requirements for outside-school-hours care centers (OSHCCs) and (2) the prohibition against program coverage of extracurricular activities in schools operating as OSHCCs.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1988-0012
Pricing of Adult Meals in the National School Lunch And School Breakfast Programs

This Instruction sets forth the policy on pricing of meals served to adults under the National School Lunch, Commodity School and School Breakfast Programs in participating schools and institutions which claim reimbursement under Sections 4 and 11 of the National School Lunch Act and Section 4 of the Child Nutrition Act.