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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0049

2018 Direct Certification Improvement Grant RFA

The Fiscal Year 2018 Direct Certification Improvement Grant Request for Applications are available to state agencies that administer the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program to fund the costs of improving your direct certification rates with SNAP, and other needs-based assistance programs, as allowed under federal statute and regulations.

SP41-2017
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0046

2017 Edition of Accommodating Children with Disabilities in the School Meal Programs

Attached is the 2017 Edition of Accommodating Children with Disabilities in the School Meal Programs. This guide provides guidance on the requirement for school food authorities to ensure equal access to Program benefits for children with disabilities, which includes providing special meals to children with a disability that restricts their diet.

SP40-2017
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0041

Compliance with and Enforcement of the Buy American Provision in the NSLP

This memorandum replaces SP 24-2016, Compliance with and Enforcement of the Buy American Provision in the National School Lunch Program. It provides several updates, including suggested contract language to be utilized in solicitations, and serves to reinforce the importance of the Buy American provision to our economy and its positive effects on small and local businesses.

SP38-2017
Resource | Webinars/Videos

Integrity Features of a Web-based School Meal Application

This webinar details guidance and best practices for incorporating integrity-oriented design features into web-based school meal applications. 

Resource | Policy Memos

FY 2017 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities

The purpose of this memorandum is to distribute funding allocations out of the total $25 million provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2017  to state agencies to competitively award equipment assistance grants to eligible School Food Authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program.

SP34-2017
Resource | Webinars/Videos

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