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SFSP - New Non-SFA Prospective Sponsors

  • Interested in becoming an Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Sponsor?

**VERY IMPORTANT** ALL STEPS OF THE APPROVAL PROCESS MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO SERVING MEALS FOR REIMBURSEMENT.  MEALS SERVED WITHOUT FINAL WRITTEN APPROVAL (FROM THE STATE AGENCY) TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SFSP PROGRAM WILL NOT BE REIMBURSED.

There are 5 major steps needed to be approved and to begin operation of the program.  This approval process applies to Public or Private Non-Profit organizations that have not participated in the Summer Food Service Program under the NC Department of Public Instruction.

STEPSITEMS REQUIRED
1 Complete PRE-QUALIFICATION Packet
  • Obtain North Carolina ID Username. See How NCID Instructions.
    (All new sponsors must register and obtain an NCID in order to complete the SFSP System Access Form, which is included in the Pre-Qualification packet.)
  • Gather required documents per the Checklist and complete all sections of the packet to support eligibility.
  • Submit the entire packet and Checklist per the timeline (located in packet) to the state agency.
  • After state agency review, correct any errors in the packet. Then resubmit the pre-qualification packet.
  • Wait to receive notice from your Summer Nutrition Consultant for instructions for the next step.
2 Complete WRITTEN PROGRAM AGREEMENT and Complete
ONLINE APPLICATION
  • Review and Complete the Written Program Agreement (Form 1001 2017 Summer Food Service Program Agreement) located in the Download forms in the SNTS and follow the directions for submission as specified in the Online Application Instructions.
  • Attend the SFSP Program Agreement/Online Application Training on February 10, 2017 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. if you have questions.  Follow the directions below to gain access to the conference call.

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (872) 240-3412
Access Code: 941-782-317

First GoToMeeting? Try a test session: http://help.citrix.com/getready

  • Wait to receive notice from your Summer Nutrition Consultant for instructions on the next step.

*IMPORTANT NOTE* Only Pre-Qualified Sponsors may begin the SFSP Online Application process.

3 Register and Attend REQUIRED ANNUAL CONTINUING EDUCATION BY INVITATION ONLY.  New prospective sponsors must successfully complete steps 1 and 2 to be invited to register and attend the required annual Continuing Education. 

Next STEP to be announced.

4 Develop the SFSP SPONSOR ACTION PLAN
Next STEP to be announced.
5 FINAL STATE AGENCY APPROVAL CONGRATULATIONS!  Sponsor may begin to operate the Summer Food Service Program after final approval.  New sponsors will be notified of official approval via written Approval Letter.

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