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Final Rule: Streamlining Program Requirements and Improving Integrity in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

Diverse group of children sitting in the grass eating healthy snacks and drinking water.

Food and Nutrition Service amended the regulations of the Summer Food Service Program in September 2022 to strengthen program integrity and streamline program administration. The final rule codifies changes that will simplify the application process, enhance monitoring requirements, clarify existing requirements, and provide more discretion at the state agency level to manage program operations.

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Take Action Today – Support the Keep Kids Fed Act

TAKE ACTION NOW to support increased reimbursement for CACFP and the extension of the area eligibility waiver for family childcare homes. Call your Senators TODAY, then call your House Member and urge them to “Vote Yes” on the Keep Kids Fed Act, which will provide much-needed relief to providers and families across the country

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Civil Rights 101: Compliance with Civil Rights Requirements

The session will address the Civil Rights training requirements as outlined in FNS Instruction 113-1 , Civil Rights Compliance and Enforcement – Nutrition Programs and Activities. State agency staff who interact with program applicants, participants and potentially eligible individuals and those persons who supervise front line staff must receive annual Civil Rights training. This session will fulfill this requirement.

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Accommodating Participants with Disabilities in Community Meals

Get requirement updates related to accommodating participants with disabilities participating in CACFP, as required by Federal law, USDA regulations and the Policy Memorandum, Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program to ensure equal access and opportunity.

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State Agency

Working for a State Agency in child nutrition programs, you face different workload requirements than sponsors and operators. Join fellow State Agency staff to share collective experiences and strategies.

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SFSP 100

Attend this lecture-style institute to learn the basics of how this food program provides healthy food access for children during summer.

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CACFP 100

Attend this lecture-style institute to learn the basics of how this food programs provide healthy food access for children in child care, afterschool and out-of-school time.

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CACFP-101

Attend this structured learning institute to review the meal patterns, discuss basic program administration and get a requirements refresher while also sharing in some table talk.

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