Resource | Reimbursement Rates
SFSP 2011 Reimbursement Rates

This notice informs the public of the annual adjustments to the reimbursement rates for meals served in the Summer Food Service Program for Children. These adjustments address changes in the Consumer Price Index, as required under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act. The 2011 reimbursement rates are presented as a combined set of rates to highlight simplified cost accounting procedures that are extended nationwide by enactment of the Fiscal Year 2008 Consolidated Appropriations Act. The 2011 rates are also presented individually, as separate operating and administrative rates of reimbursement, to show the effect of the Consumer Price Index adjustment on each rate.

Resource | Notices
Child Nutrition Programs: Income Eligibility Guidelines (July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012)

This Notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals and free milk for the period from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.

Resource | Policy Memos | SFSP06-2012
Serving Additional Foods in the Summer Food Service Program

This memorandum provides guidance to state agencies on the allowable use of program funds for additional foods served in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

Resource | Legislation
Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act

Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP03 SFSP05-2012
Simplifying Application Procedures in the Summer Food Service Program

The purpose of this memo is to clarify the simplified application procedures currently available to experienced Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sponsors and sites in good standing and to describe simplified application procedures now available to experienced Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) institutions in good standing who wish to apply for participation in SFSP.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP50 CACFP27 SFSP20-2011
Free and Reduced Price Meal Applications – Requests for Additional Information

This memorandum responds to questions received from regional offices, state agencies and Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) regarding applications for free and reduced price school meals that request the applicant to provide information that is not required for a student’s certification of eligibility for child nutrition programs.

Resource | Policy Memos | SFSP17-2011
Automatic Revocation of Tax Exempt Status

This has been superseded by  SFSP04-2017: Automatic Revocation of Tax-Exempt Status – Revised.

Resource | Final Rule
Final Rule: Cooperation in USDA Studies and Evaluations, and Full Use of Federal Funds in Nutrition Assistance Programs Nondiscretionary Provisions of the HHFKA of 2010 (PL 111-296)

This final rule incorporates into the regulations governing the Programs authorized under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA) and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (CNA) two nondiscretionary provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFK Act).

Resource | Policy Memos | SP34 CACFP22 SFSP15-2011
Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, FAQ – Second Edition

On March 29, 2011 the Food and Nutrition Service issued child nutrition policy memorandum SP25-2011, CACFP14-2011, SFSP09-2011 addressing implementation of Section 361, Full Use of Federal Funds, of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act). That memorandum provided state agencies with a fact sheet of FAQs to support state administration of the CN programs such as administrative oversight, compliance, and technical assistance.

Resource | Policy Memos | SFSP14-2011
Existing Flexibilities in the Summer Food Service Program

This memorandum is intended to highlight flexibilities that already exist at the state level to simplify and improve the delivery of nutrition assistance to low-income children during the summer months through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).