Resource | Policy Memos | SP08 CACFP04 SFSP03-2017
Area Eligibility in Child Nutrition Programs
Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP05-2017
Offer Versus Serve and Family Style Meals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This memorandum outlines the use of offer versus serve (OVS) in the adult day care and at-risk afterschool settings in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the use of family style meals in the CACFP.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP05 CACFP03 SFSP02-2017
Q&A: Purchasing Goods and Services Using Cooperative Agreements, Agents, and Third-Party Services

This memorandum provides general guidance on the various procurement groups FNS has identified, how to use each group in a way that complies with Federal procurement standards, and supersedes SP 35-2012, Procuring Services of Purchasing Cooperatives, Group Purchasing Organizations, Group Buying Organizations, etc., dated June 12, 2012.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP02 CACFP01 SFSP01-2017
Updated Fiscal Year Reporting Timeline and Reporting Table

This memorandum shares updates to the Fiscal Year “Reporting Table” and “Reporting Timeline” previously provided in memo SP21-2016 issued on December 28, 2015.

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP27-2016
Clarifications: Funding Levels for FY2017 CACFP Audit Fund Allocation

This memorandum provides clarification of the procedures for State agencies requesting additional fiscal year 2017 Child and Adult Care Food Program audit funding.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP55 CACFP26 SFSP18-2016
Meal Service During Unanticipated School and Day Care Closures

This memo has been superseded by SP04 CACFP03 SFSP03-2020: Meal Service During Unanticipated School Closures.

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify that meals may be served through the Summer Food Service Program or the National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option during unanticipated school closures, including snow days, during the regular school year.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP53 CACFP21-2016
Crediting Tofu and Soy Yogurt Products in the School Meal Programs and the CACFP

This memorandum explains how to credit tofu and soy yogurt in the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP20-2016
Water Availability in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This memorandum explains the water requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and supersedes CACFP 20-2011, Child Nutrition Reauthorization 2010: Water Availability in the Child and Adult Care Food program.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP49 CACFP18-2016
Resources for Making Potable Water Available in Schools and Child Care Facilities

The Food and Nutrition Service is issuing this memorandum to remind Child Nutrition Program operators of the potable water requirement and to identify resources found in the attachment that can be used by schools and child care facilities in meeting this requirement.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP48 CACFP16 SFSP16-2016
Using Federal Funds to Support FoodCorps Service Members

This memorandum clarifies how state agencies and school food authorities can use federal funds to support FoodCorps service members.