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Treatment of the Shared Maintenance Fee for Food Bank Donations in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the procedures for determining the allowable cost portion of the shared maintenance fees charged by food banks for donations to institutions and facilities participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

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Continuing Resolution

On September 30, 2003, the President signed HJ Resolution 69, which continues appropriations for the Child Nutrition Programs and extends several provisions that were to expire on September 30.

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Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) – Budget Approval Issues

This memorandum is intended to clarify when the State agency can require an institution to devote a specific amount or percentage of CACFP funds to pay for food or other costs.

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Applicability of FNS Instruction 788-16 to Multi-State Proprietary Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors (CACFP)

This memorandum is intended to clarify that the provisions of FNS Instruction 788-16, copy attached, also apply to proprietary multi-state CACFP sponsors.

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Review Requirements for At-Risk Afterschool Care Centers Participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify that State agencies and sponsoring organizations must use the review procedures outlined in the current CACFP regulations to review at-risk afterschool care centers.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-020
Single Inventory and Related Commodity Issues—Clarification of Regulatory Changes and Other Guidance

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify the recent regulatory changes, and to provide interim guidance for taking additional actions in advance of further regulatory amendments. 

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Pasteurized Juice

This memorandum is to clarify the use of pasteurized juice in the Child Nutrition programs.

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USDA Sponsor Reviews Conducted in 2003

The purpose of this memorandum is to, once again, establish that regional offices may allow State agencies to count a USDA review of an SFSP sponsor as one of their required reviews, provided that the State agency assumes all responsibilities associated with resolution of the review findings relating to the administration of the program by the sponsor, including but not limited to any and all appeals arising from the review.

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Recruiting For-Profit Centers to Participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

The FY 2003 U.S. Department of Agriculture appropriations legislation (Public Law No. 108-7), enacted on February 20, 2003, extended the free and reduced price provision for for-profit centers in the CACFP through September 30, 2003. The intent of this provision was to extend the availability of Program benefits offered to low-income children by expanding upon the eligibility requirements for proprietary centers.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-012
Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance

The Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2001 (PL 106-398) requires the Department of Defense (DoD) to pay certain low-income service members and their families a family subsistence allowance of up to $500 per month so they will not have to rely on food stamps.