Resource | Notices
Summer Food Service Program; 2005 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.

Resource | Policy Memos
Simplified Summer Food Program: SFSP Memorandum #01-05

This memorandum provides follow up information to my letter dated July 1, 2004, sent to the SFSP director of each State agency that is eligible to participate in the Simplified Summer Food Program beginning January 1, 2005.

Resource | Policy Memos
Eligibility of Upward Bound Sites

We are issuing policy that will allow States to consider the information contained in an Upward Bound participant’s application to be equivalent to that of the Summer Food Service Program meal application when making eligibility determinations to participant in the SFSP.

Resource | Notices
Child Nutrition Programs: Income Eligibility Guidelines (July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2005)

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, 2004 through June 30, 2005.

Resource | Policy Memos
Contract Requirements for School Sponsors

We have been asked to clarify SFSP requirements for school food authorities (SFAs) in year-round contracts with food service management companies (FSMCs), specifically whether SFSP meals may be included in a contract that was competitively procured on cost-plus-fixed fee basis.

Resource | Notices
Summer Food Service Program: 2004 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.