Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0085
Federal Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds

This memorandum, SP20 CACFP07 SFSP06-2019, notifies all child nutrition program state agencies and program operators of guidance the Food and Nutrition Service received from the Office of Management and Budget, OMB M-18-18, authorizing increases to the value of the micro-purchase and simplified acquisition thresholds.

SP20 CACFP07 SFSP06-2019
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2016-0086
2017 Edition of Questions and Answers for the National School Lunch Program’s Seamless Summer Option

This memorandum consolidates the recent policy changes in the NSLP,  SBP, and SFSP that affect the implementation of the Seamless Summer Option. This memorandum and its attachment supersede SP 37-2015, 2015 Edition of Questions and Answers for the National School Lunch Program’s Seamless Summer Option, May 22, 2015.

SP09-2017
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0099
Policy Cancellation Memorandum

FNS is cancelling Policy Memoranda FD-010, FD-027, FD-028, FD-029, FD-032, FD-053, FD-055, FD-071, FD-073, FD-074, FD-083, FD-086, FD-087, FD-090, FD-105, and FD-115. The guidance provided by these memoranda are either outdated, obsolete, or otherwise captured in more current memoranda.

FD-147
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1992-0010
Implementation of PL 102-342 Provision on Proprietary Title XX Center Participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

Section 17(a) of the National School Lunch Act (NSLA) previously allowed the participation of a proprietary Title XX child care center “if such organization receive[d] compensation under such title for at least 25 percent of the children for which the organization provides such nonresidential day care services.”

 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1993-0011
Child and Adult Care Food Program - Group Day Care Homes

It has come to our attention that several states are allowing child care conducted in buildings which are not private residences to be considered day care homes for purposes of CACFP. This memorandum clarifies our policy on the participation of group and family day care homes.

 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0007
Permanent Agreements for All Summer Food Service Program Sponsors

The Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act requires that, when a single state agency administers the National School Lunch Program and any other child nutrition program, the state must have a single agreement and claim form for any School Food Authority which administer any combination of the programs.

 

SFSP 03-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0021
Area Eligibility Duration in the Summer Food Service Program

In an effort to provide administrative relief to state agencies and Summer Food Service Program sponsoring organizations, we are extending to the SFSP a provision of the Child and Adult Care Food Program that allows state agencies and institutions to rely upon a determination of area eligibility for up to five years when based on National School Lunch Program data.

SFSP05-2007
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0014
Sharing Income Eligibility Information between Child Nutrition Programs

The purpose of this memo is to highlight previously issued guidance on the disclosure of eligibility information between child nutrition programs, and to offer clarification on the application of this policy.

 

SP17 CACFP05 SFSP04-2008
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0005
Fiscal Year 2017 Reallocation of SAE Funds in Child Nutrition Programs

This memorandum and attachments provide the information needed to conduct the FY 2017 reallocation of SAE funds. Reallocation is a formal process by which state agencies can: (1) request additional SAE funds above their initial authorized funding level; or (2) return SAE funds they do not need.

SP18 CACFP07-2017
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0003
Changes to the CACFP as Mandated by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act

The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 amends a number of provisions in the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act. This letter provides implementation guidance on the provisions contained in PL 104-193 which affect the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Welfare Reform Advisory Memo #2