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Field Guide for SFSP Operators

July 29, 2022

The definitive directory of resources for Summer Food Service Program operators, including links to USDA guidance and downloadable freebies.

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Summer 2022 Waiver Update

July 13, 2022

The recently passed Keep Kids Fed Act (KKFA) extended USDA’s nationwide waiver authority. To date, USDA has released seven waivers related to summer 2022 operations

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SFSP 2022 Reimbursement Rates

January 10, 2022

The USDA has released the SFSP reimbursement rates for 2022.

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Q&A – Child Nutrition Program Operations in School Year 2021-2022

June 11, 2021

This memorandum provides Q&As related to the Nationwide Waivers released for School Year 2021-2022.

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Pandemic EBT – Summer 2021

May 12, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new effort funded by the American Rescue Plan (ARPA) to provide adequate nutrition to more than 30 million children over the summer by expanding Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefits.

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Nationwide Waiver to Allow Summer Food Service Program Reimbursement Rates in School Year 2021-2022

May 12, 2021

This waiver allows school food authorities to claim National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option meals and snacks at the Summer Food Service Program reimbursement rates.

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Nationwide Waiver to Allow the Seamless Summer Option through School Year 2021-2022

May 12, 2021

This waiver allows the National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option to operate when school is open during the regular school year through June 30, 2022.

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Q&A Regarding Child Nutrition Program Oversight, Administration, and Reporting During COVID-19

April 19, 2021

This memo further answers questions regarding CNP oversight, administration and reporting during Covid-19.

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USDA Extends Free Meals to Children through Summer 2021 Due to Pandemic

March 10, 2021

USDA has extended several waivers that allow all children throughout the country to continue to receive meals while school is out during the summer.

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2021 Virtual National Child Nutrition Conference

January 24, 2021

Join the child nutrition community for an incredible few days of training and learning opportunities. Learn from and network with colleagues from across the nation.

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