Resource | Grants
2016 Team Nutrition Training Grants

Here are summaries of the state agency proposals for 2016 Team Nutrition training grants.

Resource | Grants
2007 Team Nutrition Training Grants

State Agency Proposal Summaries

Resource | Grants
2015 Team Nutrition Training Grants

State Agency Proposal Summaries

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Study of Nutrition and Wellness Quality in Child Care Settings (Sec. 223 of PL 111-296) - Peer Review Plan

Required by Section 223 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the study is a nationally representative study of child care centers and family or group day care homes that includes an assessment of (1) the nutritional quality of all foods provided to children in child care settings as compared to the recommendations in most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans, (2) the quantity and type of opportunities for physical activity provided to children in child care settings; (3) the quantity of time spent by children in child care settings in sedentary activities; and (4) an assessment of barriers and facilitators to nutritional and wellness quality.

News Item
Transcript - National Press Club Newsmaker News Conference on National Child Nutrition Strategy

Speakers: Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Dr. Sandra Hassink, M.D., FAAP, President, American Academy of Pediatrics; and Jessica Donze Black, Director of Child Nutrition, Pew Charitable Trusts

Moderated by Anthony E. Gallo, Newsmaker Committee, National Press Club

Resource | Policy Memos
Military Families and Eligibility in the Child Nutrition Programs

We have recently received questions regarding the child nutrition policy on the treatment of income from deployed military personnel engaged in long-term military campaigns overseas.

Resource | Grants
2002 Team Nutrition Training Grants

State Agency Proposal Summaries

Resource | Policy Memos
Nationwide Waivers of Child Nutrition Monitoring

FNS has used its authority under FFRCA to waive certain onsite monitoring requirements for the school meals programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, and the Summer Food Service Program, so that programs can to maintain program integrity and support social distancing while providing meals. 

Resource | Notices
Child Nutrition Programs: Income Eligibility Guidelines (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017)

This notice announces the annual adjustments to the national average payment rates for meals and snacks served in child care centers, outside-school-hours care centers, at-risk afterschool care centers, and adult day care centers; the food service payment rates for meals and snacks served in day care homes; and the administrative reimbursement rates for sponsoring organizations of day care homes, to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index.