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2015 SFSP Policy Memos

Policy Number

Policy Title 

Release Date 

SP 32-2015

(SFSP 15-2015)

Statements Supporting Accommodations for Children with Disabilities in the Child Nutrition Program March 30, 2015
USDA Administrative Review Manual (Effective SY 2015-2016) August 2015
SP 01-2015 Collaboration with School Food Authorities in Conducting Administrative Reviews and Assessing Compliance with Smart Snacks in Schools October 1, 2014
SP 02-2015 Online Fees in the School Meal Programs October 8, 2014
SP 03-2015 Revised Paid Lunch Equity:  School Year 2015-2016 Calculations and Tool
(Original released Oct 8, 2014)
July 06, 2014
SP 03-2015v5a School Year (SY) 2015-16 Paid Lunch (PLE) Tool July 06, 2015
SP 04-2015 School Year 2014-2015 Coordinated Review Effort (CRE): Procedures Manual, Forms and Instructions October 14, 2014
SP 05-2015 Revised Administrative Review Tool and Forms October 21, 2014
SP 06-2015 Farm to School and School Garden Expenses November 21, 2014
SP 07-2015 Assessing Proposed Nutrition Education Costs in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program November 18, 2014
SP 08-2015 Updated E-Rate Guidance for Schools Electing Community Eligibility November 21, 2014

SP 09-2015

(SFSP 02-2015)

Written Codes of Conduct and performance of Employees Engaged in Award and Administering of Contracts

November 21, 2014
SP 10-2012 (v.9)

(SFSP 10-2015)

Questions & Answers on the Final Rule, "Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program August 3, 2015

SP 10-2014 (v3)

(SFSP 10-2014 V3)

Smoothies Offered in Child Nutrition Programs (Version 3) July 22, 2015

SP 10-2015

(SFSP 03-2015)

Area Eligibility in Child Nutrition Programs November 21, 2014
SP 11 (v2) Tip Sheet TIP Sheet for Accepting Processed Product Documentation March 11, 2015
SP 11-2015 (v2) CN Labels Copied with a Watermark Acceptable Documentation March 11, 2015

SP 11-2015

(SFSP 13-2015)

CN Labels Copied with a Watermark November 26, 2014
SP 12-2015 Revised Reporting Procedures for the School Year 2014-2015 FNS-834 form, State Agency (NSLP/SNAP) Direct Certification Rate Data Element Report- Policy memo December 5, 2014

SP 13-2015

(SFSP 05-2015)

Summer Meal Programs Meal Service Requirements Q&As - Revised
(SFSP05-2015)
January 12, 2015

SP 14-2015

(SFSP 08-2015)

Demonstration Project for Non-Congregate Feeding for Outdoor Summer Meal Sites Experiencing Excessive Heat with Q&As(SFSP08-2015) December 11, 2014
SP 15-2015 Child Nutrition Grants Meetings December 22, 2014
SP 16-2015 Community Eligibility Provision: Guidance and Updated Q&As January 14, 2014
SP 17-2015 2015 USDA Farm to School Census January 28, 2015
SP 19-2015 Paid Lunch Equity:  Guidance for School Years 2015-16 and 2016-2017 February 9, 2015
SP 20-2015 Requests for Exemption from the School Meals' Whole Grain-Rich Requirement for School Yers 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 February 10, 2015
SP 21-2015 National Procurement Training for Child Nutrition Programs February 13, 2015
SP 21-2015a Registration Form - National Procurement Training for Child Nutrition Programs February 13, 2015
SP 21-2015a2 Draft Agenda - National Procurement Training for Child Nutrition Programs February 13, 2015
SP 22-2015 Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Reallocation of State Administrative Expense (SAE) Funds in Child Nutrition Programs February 19, 2015
SP 23-2015 Release of the FNS-828 Paid Lunch Price Data for School Years 2012-20136 and 2013--2014 February 24, 2015
SP 23-2015a Paid Lunch Prices SY 2012-2013 (Excel spreadsheet) February 24, 2015
SP 23-2015a2 Paid Lunch Prices SY 2013-2014 (Excel spreadsheet) February 24, 2015
SP 24-2015 Community Eligibility Provision Annual Notification and Publication Requirements March 04, 2015
SP 24-2015a SP 24-2015 Attachment
Template - CEP Annual Notification of Schools and Notification of Local Education Agencies spreadsheets
March 04, 2015
SP 25-2015 Extension of the Deadline for Local Educational Agencies to Elect the Community Eligibility Provision for School Year 2015-16 March 04, 2015
SP 26-2015 Fiscal Year 2015 National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities March 6, 2015
SP 26-2015a FY 2015 National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Funds State Allocations March 6, 2015
SP 26-2015a2 Food Nutrition Service Standard Terms and Conditions March 6, 2015
SP 26-2015a3 Grant/Cooperative Agreement March 6, 2015
SP 26-2015a4 Instructions for Completing the FNS 529 and Terms & Conditions for the NSLP Equipment Grants in FY 2015 March 6, 2015
SP 26-2015a5 Regional Office Checklist for Reviewing State Agency NSLP Equipment Grant Proposals March 6, 2015
SP 27-2015 (CACFP 02-2015, SFSP 12-2015) Administrative Review Process Regarding the Child Nutrition (CN) Label, Watermarked CN Label and Manufacturer's Product Formulation Statement March 11, 2015
SP 28-2015 Questions and Answers Regarding the Use of State Administrative Expense (SAE) Funds and State Administrative Funds (SAF) for Farm to School Related Expenses March 13, 2015
SP 29-2015 Reporting Guidance for Results of Administrative Reviews Conducted in School Year 2013-2014 March 13, 2015
SP 30-2015 Office of Management and Budget Super-Circular - 2 CFR Part 200 March 18, 2015

SP 31-2015

(SFSP 14-2015)

Guidance on Prohibition of Separation by Gender during Child Nutrition Program Meal Service March 20, 2015
SP 33-2015 (USDA) Revised Prototype Free and Reduced Price Application Materials:  Policy Changes and Design Overview April 13, 2015
SP 33-2015a (USDA) Information on How to Apply for Free and Reduced Price Meals April 13, 2015
SP 33-2015a2 (USDA) Prototype Parent Letter April 13, 2015
SP 33-2015a4 USDA) 2015-2016 (USDA) Prototype Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals   (pdf) April 13, 2015
SP 34-2015 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program:  Allocation of Funds for School Year 2015-2016 April 22, 2015
SP 35-2015 Community Eligibility Provision:  Revised Department of Education Title I Guidance April 27, 2015
SP 35-2015a The Community Eligibility Provision and Selected Requirements Under Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, As Amended April 27, 2015

SP 36-2015

(SFSP 19-2015)

Voluntary Menu Labeling in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program May 19, 2015
SP 37-2015 2015 Edition of Questions and Answers for the National School Lunch Program’s Seamless Summer Option  May 22, 2015
SP 38-2015 Mid-Year Elections under the Community Eligibility Provision in School Year 2015-16 June 5, 2015
SP 39-2015 Questions & Answers on the Final Rule "Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010" June 26, 2015

SP 40-2015

(SFSP 20-2015)

2015 Edition of Eligibility Manual for School Meals July 9, 2015
SP 41-2015 Updated Offer versus Serve Guidance for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program Effective Beginning School Year 2015-2016 July 21, 2015
SP 41-2015a Offer Versus Serve Guidance for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program July 21, 2015
SP 42-2015 Service of Traditional Foods in Public Facilities July 31, 2015

SP 43-2015

(SFSP 21-2015)

Administrative Review - Revised Manual, Tools, and Forms August 31, 2015
SP 44-2015 Administrative Reviews in School Year (SY) 2015-2016 September 11, 2015
SP 45-2015 Community Eligibility Provision:  Guidance and Updated Q&As September 14, 2015
SFSP 01-2015 Duration of Income Eligibility Determinations Guidance and Q&As October 10, 2014
SFSP 04- 2015v2 Rural Designation in the Summer Food Service Program December 15, 2014
SFSP 06- 2015 Categorical Eligibility in the Summer Food Service Program December 8, 2014
SFSP 07- 2015 Health and Safety Inspection Requirements December 10, 2014
SFSP 09- 2015 Summer Food Service Program Waiver Request December 12, 2014
SFSP 10- 2015 Summer Food Service Program Question and Answers 2014 December 12, 2014
SFSP 11- 2015 Accessing Cost in the Summer Food Service Program February 25, 2015
SFSP 11-2015a Attachment - Assessing Costs in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Guide February 25, 2015
SFSP 16- 2015 Site Caps in the Summer Food Service Program: Revised April 21, 2014

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