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-2013-0052
Letter to Households: Notification of Selection for Verification of Eligibility

Letter to Households: Notification of Selection for Verification of Eligibility

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0063
School Week Meal Component Adjustments

School Week Meal Component Adjustments

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0057
USDA Unveils Historic Improvements to Meals Served in America’s Schools

Press Release--USDA Unveils Historic Improvements to Meals Served in America’s Schools

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0043
Instructions for Transferring Data from USDA Certification Tools

Instructions for Transferring Data from USDA Certification Tools

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0042
Simplified Nutrient Assessment - Optional

Simplified Nutrient Assessment information.

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-2009-0057
Letter to UI Applicant

The National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program provide nutritious and affordable meals to all children. If you are applying for unemployment compensation, your children might be eligible to receive free or reduced price nutrition benefits under these school meal programs.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2009-0038
National Food Service Management Institute (NFSMI) Special Needs Resources

National Food Service Management Institute (NFSMI)
Special Needs Resources

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2005-0051
Civil Rights Compliance and Enforcement – Nutrition Programs and Activities

The purpose of this Instruction is to establish and convey policy and provide guidance and direction to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) and its recipients and customers, and ensure compliance with and enforcement of the prohibition against discrimination in all FNS nutrition programs and activities, whether federally funded in whole or not. 

FNS Instruction 113-1