Resource | Notices
Child Nutrition Programs: Income Eligibility Guidelines (July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012)

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 and free milk for the period from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0056
Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications – Requests for Additional Information

This memorandum responds to questions received from regional offices, state agencies and Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) regarding applications for free and reduced price school meals that request the applicant to provide information that is not required for a student’s certification of eligibility for child nutrition programs.

SP50 CACFP27 SFSP20-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0038
Clarification on the Use of Offer vs. Serve and Family Style Meal Service

This memorandum clarifies use of offer versus serve (OVS) and family style meal service in institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and that serve meals prepared by school food authorities (SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch (NSLP) and School Breakfast Programs (SBP).

SP35 CACFP23-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0037
Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, FAQ – Second Edition

On March 29, 2011 the Food and Nutrition Service issued child nutrition policy memorandum SP25-2011, CACFP14-2011, SFSP09-2011 addressing implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act). That memorandum provided state agencies with a fact sheet of FAQs to support state administration of the CN programs such as administrative oversight, compliance, and technical assistance.

SP34 CACFP22 SFSP15-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0021
Implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, FAQ – Second Edition

On February 18, 2011, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) issued Child Nutrition (CN) memorandum SP20 CACFP10 SFSP07-2011 addressing implementation of Section 361 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act), Full Use of Federal Funds.

SP25 CACFP14 SFSP09-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0012
Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of Section 361 of the Act, Full Use of Federal Funds, in the Child Nutrition Programs.

SP20 CACFP10 SFSP07-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0011
Privacy Protection and the Use of Social Security Numbers in Child Nutrition Programs

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act), Public Law 111-296, amends statutory requirements for collection of Social Security Numbers in all child nutrition programs. The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of this requirement.

SP19 CACFP09 SFSP06-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0005
Eligibility of Expanded Learning Time Programs for Afterschool Snack Service in the NSLP and the CACFP

This memorandum continues to clarify eligibility requirements for afterschool programs for the afterschool snack components of the NSLP and CACFP.

SP04 CACFP01-2011