Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0043
Implementing Changes to the CACFP in Interim Rule entitled, “Child and Adult Care Food Program: Improving Management and Program Integrity”

This memorandum is intended to provide independent centers with information for their use in implementing the provisions of this interim rule.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0037
Conducting a Five-Day Reconciliation in Centers Participating in the CACFP

This memorandum has been superseded by  CACFP 10-2018: Conducting Five-Day Reconciliation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, with Questions and Answers. The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance regarding the conduct of five-day reconciliations in centers participating in the CACFP.

CACFP07-2005
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0013
Collection of Required Enrollment Information by Child Care Centers and Day Care Homes

This memorandum concerns an option we are providing to state agencies to comply with the third requirement, relating to whether the normal hours of care and meals received while in care are included on the annual enrollment form.

CACFP 02-2005
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0024
Documenting Reasons for Block Claims by Child Care Centers and Day Care Homes

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide additional guidance regarding the conduct of the unannounced follow up reviews required within 60 days of the submission of a block claim.

CACFP 03-2005
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0029
Initial Carry-over of Previous Year's Eligibility - Reauthorization 2004: Implementation Memo

This memo is to clarify the provision on the 30 day carry-over into the next school year for free and reduced-price eligibility.

SP 17
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0012
Verification Activities – Reauthorization 2004 Implementation Memo SP-13

This memorandum provides information about implementing requirements concerning confirmation activities, individual review of selected applications and follow-up in relation to verification of households’ eligibility for free or reduced price meals.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0010
Statutory Changes in the Free and Reduced Price Eligibility Determination Process and Revised Prototype Application Implementation Memo

The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 (PL 108-265), enacted June 30, 2004, amended sections of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA) affecting the eligibility determination process for free and reduced price benefits under the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and the Special Milk Program for Children.

SP-12-2005
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0007
Direct Certification and Direct Verification for National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs

The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 allows children to be certified as eligible for free meals under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP) based on participation in other programs authorized under the Food Stamp Act of 1977, as amended. No further application by the child’s household is necessary.

FD-045
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0044
Funding Administrative Review and Training

FNS is soliciting proposals for the second round of funding (FY 2006) from state agencies that have identified local educational agencies which have demonstrated a high level of, or a high risk for, administrative error.

SP01-2006
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2005-0025
July 2005 Procurement Questions

We are continuing to receive questions regarding procurements in the child nutrition programs, particularly in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. Attached are the most recently received questions and answers.