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Child Nutrition Programs Bulletins

School Year 2022 - 2023

August 4, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 10 - July Claim Deadline

August 3, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 9 - Carryover Waiver for Student Eligibility for School Year 2022-2023

July 29, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 8 - 31d State Supplemental Lunch Payments

July 26, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 7 - Paid Lunch Equity Waiver Communication School Year 2022-2023

July 25, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 6 - SFSP 2022 MEGS+ Application - Last Day for Amendments

July 15, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 5 - Seamless Summer Option (SSO) for Summer 2022

July 14, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 4 - Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) 2022 MEGS+ Application

July 11, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 3 - Child Nutrition Program Summer Food Service Program Update

July 8, 2022 Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 2 - Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Webinars

July 7, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 1 - Seamless Summer Option (SSO) for Summer 2022

School Year 2021 - 2022

July 1, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No.44A - Keeping Kids Fed Act Waivers and Flexibilities

June 29, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP)  Bulletin No. 44 - Special OHNS Town Hall Thursday, July 7 at 10:00 am

June 29, 2022 - Corrected Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 43 - July is Farm to Summer Month

June 23, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 42 - June 2022 Claims for the School Nutrition Programs are Available

June 7, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 41 - Paid Lunch Equity Communication School Year 2022-2023

June 6, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 40 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

June 3, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 39 - Tuesday at 2 Webinar is Cancelled and Coordinated Application County Calls are Coming Soon

June 1, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 38 - Coordinated Application Message #4

May 31, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 37 - Local Wellness Policy Triennial Assessment Waiver

May 23, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 36 - Revised Nondiscrimination Statement and "And Justice for All" Poster Timelines and Guidance

May 10, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 35 - Community Eligibility Provision Message No. 2

May 9, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 34 - Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) 2022 Reminder

May 3, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 33 - Federal Waivers for Child Nutrition Programs

April 25, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP Bulletin No. 32 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waivers for Child Nutrition Programs 

April 21, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 31 - Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) 2022 Eligibility Updates

April 20, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 30 - Community Eligibility Provision Message No. 1

March 21, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 29 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waivers for Child Nutrition Programs

March 10, 2022 - Special Bulletin - National School Breakfast Week - March 7-11, 2022

February 24, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 27 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waivers for Child Nutrition Programs

February 24, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 26 -Excess Fund Balance Office Hours

February 10, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 25 - Identifying Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Contact Person(s)

February 9, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 24 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

February 7, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 23 - P-EBT - School Year 2021-2022

January 21, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 22 - 10-Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms Grant is Now Open

January 13, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 21 - Smart Snacks Requirements Remain the Same

January 12, 2022- Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 20 - Claiming National School Lunch Program - Seamless Summer Option (NSLP-SSO) in School Year 2021-2022

January 5, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP)  Bulletin No. 19 - School Food Authority Verification Collection Report (SFA-VCR) is Open

December 21, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 18 - Michigan's Mighty Meals

December 17, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP)  Bulletin No. 17 - Clarification for Unanticipated School Closure (USC) and National School Lunch Program/Seamless Summer Option (NSLP/SSO)

November 30, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 16 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

November 30, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 15 - CNP P-EBT Local Level Administrative Cost Grant

November 23, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 14 - Michigan Department of Education to  Request Federal Waiver of 1% Flavored Milk for 6 Years and Older in the Special Milk Program

November 8, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 13 - Michigan Nutrition Data System (MIND) 2.0 - October 2021 School Nutrition Program is Corrected

November 1, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 12 - Michigan Nutrition Data System (MIND) 2.0 - October 2021 School Nutrition Program Claim

November 1, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 11 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver of Only Non-Fat Flavored Milk Requirement in Competitive Foods

October 26, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin - August 2021 Claims are Due Monday, November 1, 2021

October 8, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 10 - Michigan Nutrition Data System (MIND) 2.0 Office Hours

October 1, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 9 - Verification

September 30, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 8 - Monitoring Requirements in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and Seamless Summer Option (SSO)

September 24, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 7 - School Nutrition Programs (SNP) Claims Are Now Available

September 22, 2021 - Revised Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 6 - Michigan Nutrition Data System (MIND) 2.0 Office Hours

September 3, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 5 - Michigan Nutrition Data System Transitioning to Michigan Nutrition Data System 2.0 (MiND 2.0)

September 1, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 4 - School Year 2022 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant Available

August 31, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 3 - 2022 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant is Now Available in NexSys

August 30, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 2 - 2022 School Nutrition Program Application is Available

August 24, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 1 - Determining Student Free and Reduced-Price Meal Eligibility for School Year 2021- 2022 and Michigan Student Data System Collections.

 

School Year 2020 - 2021

June 21, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 6 - NSLP and CACFP Meal Pattern Flexibility Waiver

June 16, 2021 - Child Nutrition Progams Bulletin No. 5 - Indirect Cost Calculations Template

June 15, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 4 - Community Eligibility Provision

June 14, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 3 - Local Wellness Policy Triennial Assessment Waiver

May 24, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 2 - Michigan Department of Education to Request  Federal Waivers for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

May 4, 2021 - Child Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 1 - Local Wellness Policy Triennial Assessment 

School Nutrition Programs Bulletins

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 1 - May Child Care Relief Fund Grants Deadline - July 1, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 2 -  Core Competencies Training for New Directors - School Year (SY) 2020-21 - July 28, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 3 - Q & A for School Year 2020-2021 - August 11, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 4 - NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant - August 17, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 5 - MDE to Request Federal Waivers for the National School Lunch Program's Seamless Summer Option - August 24, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 6 - School Nutrition Programs (SNP) Bulletin No. 6 - USDA Extends Free Meals for Kids Through December 31, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 7 - Extended Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Sponsor MEGS+ Information - September 10, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 8 - MDE Employment Opportunities - September 30, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 9 - Verification, Free and Reduced-Price Meal Eligibility, and Michigan Student Data Systems Collections - October 1, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 10 - Thank You - October 2, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 11 - School Nutrition Programs (SNP) Bulletin No. 11 - 31k Grant Application Now Available - November 2, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 12 - Verification - November 17, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 13 - No Kid Hungry Webinar - December 8, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 14 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for the National School Lunch Program Local School Wellness Policy Triennial Assessment - December 14, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 15 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs - December 15, 2020

School Nutrition Program Bulletin No. 16 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for the National School Lunch Program Verification Process, Reporting, and Recordkeeping Requirements - December 21, 2020

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 18 - No Kid Hungry Michigan School Nutrition Best Practices During the Pandemic Webinar Series - January 19, 2021

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 19 - Free Food Service Training for School Nutrition Managers- March 4, 2021

School Nutrition Programs Bulletin No. 20 - FNS Waivers Town Hall Meeting - April 20, 2021
 

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates

School Year 2022 - 2023

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 7-23-22
In This Issue: Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) 2022 MEGS+ Application - Reminder, Free back to School Training: Register Today!, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 7-6-22
In This Issue: Implementation of the Keep Kids Fed Act of 2022, LEAD to Succeed Training Opportunity, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Year 2021 - 2022

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 6-28-22
In This Issue: Michigan Department of Education/School Nutrition Association of Michigan (MDE/SNAM) Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, iBites Digest: Professional Development Edition, No Kid Hungry Michigan June 2022 Newsletter, School Meals Overview Workshop, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 6-14-22
In This Issue: State School Aid Act- Sections 31a, 31d. and 31f, Coordinated Application Message #4, No Kid Hungry Updates, Registration Now Open for New Director Class, Summer Food Service Outreach Materials, Paid Lunch Equity Communication School year 2022-2023, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 5-25-22
In This Issue: New Whole Grain-Rich Resource, Option for Feeding Summer School Students, Better with Breakfast Evaluation, Celebrate World Milk Day on a LIVE Virtual Farm Tour, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 5-12-22
In This Issue: Coordinated Application Message #3, Rural School Nutrition Directors Network, Summer Feeding is Right Around the Corner, Optional Supply Chain Assistance Funds Tracker, Menu Certification Worksheets, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support,  USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 5-3-22
In This Issue: Coordinated Application Message #2, Statewide Breakfast Survey, Sports Nutrition Summit, 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms Announces the Invoice Data Submission Module is Live, SFSP Application and Webinar, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 4-15-22
In This Issue: Unique Entity Identifier Number Replacing DUNS, Coordinated Application Message #1, 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms Announces the Invoice Data Submission Module is Live, Free School Meal Options in Michigan: Comparing Funding Options to Create Hunger-free Schools Around the State from our Partners at No Kid Hungry, Summer Meals Outreach Toolkit, SFSP Application and Webinar, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 3-17-22
In this Issue: 10 Cents A Meal Admin Support; Inspiring and Informative Video Series on Farm to School Now Available; Turnip the Beet 2021; Registration is Now Open! Cultivate Michigan Marketplace in Grand Rapids; SFSP Application and Webinar; NexSys is Coming Soon; Registration Open for New Webinar Series on Improving Water Quality in Michigan Schools and Child Care Facilities; Upcoming Events; Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of  Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services; Training Corner; Frequently Asked Questions; Contact Us; Support, USDDA Nondiscrimination

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 3-4-22
In This Issue: NexSys is Coming Soon; Summer Food Service Program 2022 Application is Live; Breakfast and a Book - Part Three; Registration Open for New Webinar Series on Improving Water Quality in Michigan Schools and Child Care Facilities; Upcoming Events; Grant Opportunities; Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services; Training Corner; Frequently Asked Questions; Contact Us; Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 2-22-22
In This Issue: Transitional Nutrition Standards for Milk, Whole Gains, and Sodium; No Kid Hungry MI Inquiry Forms;  25-Year Service Award; Registration Open for New Webinar Series on Improving Water Quality in Michigan Schools and Child Care Facilities; Upcoming Events; Grant Opportunities, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services; Training Corner; Frequently Asked Questions; Contact Us; Support; USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 2-3-22
In this Issue: 2022 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Trainings; 25-Year Service Award; Registration Open for New Webinar Series on Improving Water Quality in Michigan Schools and Child Care Facilities; Upcoming Events; Grant Opportunities; Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services; Training Corner; Frequently Asked Questions; Contact Us: Support; USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 1-20-22
In This Issue: Adult Pricing Minimum Requirement Changes for Sponsors Operating NSLP Seamless Summer Option (SSO), School Food Authority Collection Report (SFA-VCR), Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 12-9-21
In this Issue: Reminder! You Will be Locked Out if You Do Not Do This! Linking MILogin and MEIS; No Kid Hungry Michigan Newsletter; Salad Bars to Schools; Upcoming Events; Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 11-23-21

In This Issue: Reminder - You Will be Locked Out if You do Not Do This! Linking MILogin and MEIS, Claiming Meal Counts in the Correct Program, Civil Rights in Child Nutrition Programs - Now Available in Spanish!, Share Your Supply Chain Story with SNA, Institute of Child Nutrition - Produce Safety University Self-Nominations, Unanticipated School Closure (USC) Training, Michigan's Mighty Meals, Staffing Up: Strategies for Working Through Labor Shortage Challenges, Final Deadline for Emergency Operating Costs Reimbursement Program, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Program News and Updates 10-28-21
In this Issue: You Will be Locked Out if You do Not Do This! Linking MILogin and MEIS, Low-Fat (1%) flavored Milk Update, Food Service Administrative Memo No. 4 - School Year 2021-2022, Verification for School Year 2021-2022, Upcoming Events, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 10-14-21
You Will be Locked Out if You do Not Do This! Linking MILogin and MEIS, Celebrate National School Lunch Week, CDC Healthy Schools Resources and Tools to Support Emotional Well-Being and Promote Equitable Access to School Meals, 10 Cents Per Meal for Michigan Kid's and Farms, From Michigan Dairy Farmers to You - Video Series for Students in Grades 6-12, It's Apple Crunch Time!, Supply Chain Guidance, School Year 2020-2021 Financial Information Database (FID) School Meals Report Coding and Reporting Tips, Food Service Fund Grant Coding School Year 2021-2022, Required Annual Training for Food Service Directors and Staff, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 9-30-21
In this Issue: Great Apple Crunch, No Kid Hungry (NKH) - New Resources, Direct Certification, Verification in School Year 2021-2022, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Reminders and Due Dates, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the Unites States Department of  Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 9-22-21
In this Issue:  New Seamless Summer Option Resources, Adult Pricing Worksheet for School Year 2021-2022 For Sponsors operating NSLP Seamless Summer Option (SSO), Special Diet and Allergens, Food Service Administrative Memos - School Year 2021-2022, No Kid Hungry (NKH) Resources, Milk Guidance, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from USDA, Training Corner, FAQs, Contact Us, USDA Non-discrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 9-8-21
In This Issue:  Supply Chain Guidance, Gathering Feedback from Families: Using a Survey to Inform Meal Service Gathering, Institute of Child Nutrition, NexSys - Getting Started Training Dates in September, Turnip the Beet Information, 2022 School Nutrition Program Application is Available, Back to School County Presentation Recording, Position Open with MSBO, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, 2022 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant is Now Available in NexSys, Grant Opportunities, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from USDA, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, USDA Non-discrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 8-19-21
In this Issue: Food Service Administrative Memo No. 1 School Year 2021-2022, Upcoming Events, Grant OpportunitiesUpdates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the Unites States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, USDA Non-discrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 8-5-21
In this Issue:  Flushing Plumbing, RESOURCE Michigan Outreach Toolkit: School Meals Applications/Household Information Report, National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Meal Pattern Flexibility Waiver for School Year 2021-2022 - Part 2, Paid Lunch Equity Tool School Year 2021-2022 Communication, Available NexSys Training Dates in August, Adult Pricing Worksheet for School Year 2021-2022 For Sponsors operating Traditional NSLP SY 2021-2022, Upcoming Events, Grant OpportunitiesUpdates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 7-22-21
In this Issue: Paid Lunch Equity Tool School Year 2021-2022 Communication; Available NexSys Training Dates in July & August; New Campaign: Michigan's Mighty Meals; Upcoming Events; Grant Opportunities; Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the Unites States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services; Reminders and Due Dates; Training Corner; Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 7-9-21
In this Issue:  Michigan Department of Education (MDE) Press Release - Income Eligibility Guidelines; Available NexSys Training Dates in July & August; Summer Food Service Program; Farm to Summer; New! Offering Smoothies as Part of Reimbursable School Meals Grades Kindergarten Through 12 (K-12); National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Meal Pattern Flexibility Waiver for School Year 2021-2022; Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Meal Pattern Flexibility Waiver for July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022; Upcoming Events; Updates; Guidance, and Regulation Information from the Unites States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services; Reminders and Due Dates; Training Corner; Frequently Asked Questions; Contact Us; Support; USDA Nondiscrimination Statement  

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 6-24-21
In this Issue:  SNAM - No Kid Hungry Partnership; Resources and Webinars from No Kid Hungry; Local Wellness Policy Triennial Assessment Waiver; Community Eligibility Provision School Year 2021-2022 Eligibility Notification; Indirect Cost Calculations Template; National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Meal Pattern Flexibility Waiver for School Year 2021-2022; Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Meal Pattern Flexibility Waiver for July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022; Upoming Events; Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the Unites States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services; Reminders and Due Dates; Training Corner; Frequently Asked Questions; Contact Us; Support; USDA Non-discrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Program News and Updates 6-7-21
In this Issue:  Looking for Summer Feeding Activities; No Kid Hungry Resources; ICN's Learning Portal has a New Name and Fresh, New Look-Now you can iLearn Anytime, Anywhere; Happy 10th Birthday MyPlate; CEP Updates, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from USDA Food and Nutrition Services, Reminder and Due Dates, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Program News and Updates 5-21-21
In This Issue:  Paid Lunch Equity School Year 2021-2022 Communication, Child Tax Credit, New Resource from the School Nutrition Association and the National Dairy Council, SFSP Updates, CDC's Updated Guidance on What School Nutrition Professionals Need to Know about COVID-19, New Resources are Available now from No Kid Hungry to Help Promote Summer Meals and More!, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the Unites States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Program News and Updates 5-6-21
In This Issue:  SFSP Updates, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the Unites States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Reminders and Due Dates, School Food Authority Verification Collection Report, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions. Contact Us, Support, USDA Non-discrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs News and Updates 4-23-21
In this Issue:  #MiFoodHeroes, SFSP Office Hours, School Food Authority Verification Collection Report, 31k Funding for Student Meal Negative Balance Forgiveness School Year 2020-2021 - Second-Round Communication,Linking MILogin and MEIS, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the Unites States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Nutrition Programs News and Updates

School Nutrition Programs News and Updates 4-9-21
In This Issue:  Good to Great! - Using Social Media and the Michigan Meal Campaign, Cost of Delivering School Meals During the Pandemic Survey, Important Summer Food Service Program Reminders, 31k Funding for Student Meal Negative Balance Forgiveness School Year 2020-2021 - Second-Round Communication, Linking MILogin and MEIS, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, Contact Us, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Nutrition Program News and Updates 3-25-21
In this Issue:  Introducing the New Culinary Institute of Child Nutrition!Important Summer Food Service Program Reminders, 31k Funding for Student Meal Negative Balance Forgiveness School Year 2020-2021 - Second-Round Communication, Linking MILogin and MEIS, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Nutrition Program News and Updates 3-11-21
In This Issue:  USDA Extends Nationwide Waivers through September 30, 2021,2021 SFSP MEGS+ Application Available, SFSP Application Webinars and Office Hours Coming Soon!, Position Opening - Michigan Department of Education, No Kid Hungry- New Resources Available, 31k Funding for Student Meal Negative Balance Forgiveness School Year 2020-2021 - Second-Round Communication, Linking MILogin and MEIS, National School Breakfast Week (March 8th-12th), Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, Contact Us, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Nutrition Program News and Updates 2-25-21
In This Issue:  Restart Smart Michigan Trainings, New! CDC COVID-19 Resources for School Nutrition, COVID-19 Guidance, MEGS+ User Update, National School Breakfast Week 2021, 31k Funding for Student Meal Negative Balance Forgiveness School Year 2020-2021 - Second-Round Communication, Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) 2.0 Update, 24-Year Service Award, Upcoming Events, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, Contact Us, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Nutrition Program News and Updates 2-11-21
In this Issue:  New Equipment and Capital Expenditure Prior Approval Process, Celebrate School Breakfast: NSBW March 8-12, Professional Standards Training Tracker Tool (PSTTT), FREE Webinar! New Dietary Guidelines What You Need to Know31k Funding for Student Meal Negative Balance Forgiveness School Year 2020-2021 - Second-Round Communication, Child Nutrition Emergency Operating Costs Reimbursement Program, Strengthening the Connection between School Nutrition and the Social and Emotional Climate in Schools can Enhance Teaching and Learning, Grant Opportunities, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, Contact Us, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Nutrition Programs News and Updates 1-28-21
In This Issue: P-EBT 2.0: What you Need to Know25-Year Service Award, Calling all high school students interested in food!, Grant Opportunities, No Kid Hungry Michigan School Nutrition Best Practices During the Pandemic Webinar Series- DATE CHANGE, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, Contact Us, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Nutrition Program News and Updates 1-13-21
In this Isue: United Dairy of Michigan (UDIM) "Helpful Reminders for Sending Meals Home" Resource Available!, CACFP Halftime: Thirty on Thursdays Webinar on Using the Nutrition Facts Label in the CACFP2021 SFSP Reimbursement Rates, Verification and the School Food Authority Verification Collection Report (SFA-VCR)Direct Certification, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, Contact Us, USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

School Nutrition Program News and Updates 12-17-20
In This Issue:  COVID-19 Resources Available for K-12 Schools,No Kid Hungry New Resource, Updated Guide to Professional Standards for School Nutrition Programs, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, Contact Us, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement 

School Nutrition Programs News and Updates 12-03-20
In This Issue:  Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement 

School Nutrition Program News and Updates 11-19-20
In This Issue: Verification in School Year 2020-2021, Information From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), School Year 2020-2021 Child Nutrition Programs Sponsor Integrity Plan Template, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Reminders and Due Dates, Questions of the Week, Training Corner, Contact Us, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Nutrition Program News and Updates 11-05-20
In This Issue:  Family Income Data Communication Resources, Michigan Department of Education, Office of Health and Nutrition Services Employment Opportunities, 30-Day Carryover of Benefits, Verification in School Year 20-21, Direct Certification, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, Reminders and Due Dates, Questions of the Week, Training Corner, Contact Us, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement 

School Nutrition Program News and Updates 10-29-20
In This Issue:  10 Cents a Meal Application Deadline Extended, Whitmer Administration Announces Grants for Eligible Teachers and Support Staff, Food Service Administrative Memo No. 4 - School Year 2020-2021, New Resource From No Kid Hungry: School Meals Marketing Toolkit, New Grant: 31k Funding for Student Meal Negative Balance Forgiveness School Year 2020-2021, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, Contact Us, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
 

School Nutritoin Program News and Updates 10-22-20

In This Isue:  10 Cents A Meal Grant Available, New Grant: 31k Funding for Student Meal Negative Balance Forgiveness School Year 2020-2021, Building Healthy Communities: Step Up for School Wellness, Michigan Food Heroes, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, Reminder and Due Dates, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, Contact Us, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement 

School Nutrition Programs News and Updates 10-15-20

In This Issue: Governor Whitmer Proclaims October 12-16 Michigan School Lunch Week.School Meals in School Year 2020-2021, 10 Cents A Meal Grant Available, No Kid Hungry School Nutrition Grant 2021 - Apply Today!, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, Contact Us, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement 

School Nutrition Programs News and Updates 10-8-20

In This Issue:  Special Milk Program Waiver Guidance, Michigan Department of Education Information Technology System Changes for the 2020-2021 School Year, Food Service Administrative Memo No. 3 School Year 2020-2021, New Grant: 31k Funding for Student Meal Negative Balance Forgiveness School Year 2020-2021, Meal Service Model Changing Again?, Governor Whitmer Proclaims October as Farm to School Month, Building Healthy Communities: Step Up for School Wellness, Milk Solutions, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, Contact Us, Non-discrimination Statement

School Nutrition Programs News and Updates 09-24-20
In This Issue: National School Lunch Week, Meal Pattern Comparison Chart, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grant (FFVP) Conditional Awards, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, Help Fund Your School Breakfast Program with Kellogg's and No Kid Hungry School Breakfast Grant, Reminders and Due Dates, Michigan Apple Crunch, Training Corner, Questions of the Week  

School Nutrition Programs News and Updates 09-03-20
In This Issue:  SFSP Application and Basic Information Webinar, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, Direction Certification Refresh Dates, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Nutrition Program News and Updates 08-27-20
In This Issue:  Updates to the Office of Health and Nutrition Services (OHNS) Website,Meal Pattern Flexibility Waiver, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Claim Reimbursement in MiND, Q&A for School Year 2020-2021 Part 2, Direction Certification Refresh Dates, National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grant, Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) Cards Being Sent to Districts and Non-Public Schools, Food Service Administrative Memo No. 2 - School Year 2020-2021, School Nutrition Association - Safe, Nutritious School Meals, No Kid Hungry School Nutrition Grant 2021 Now Open!, Michicgan Apple Crunch, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, Nondiscrimination Statement

School Nutrition Programs News and Updates 08-07-20
In This Issue:  Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) Cards Being Sent to Districts and Non-Public Schools, Direct Certification Update, New School Year Guidance, Michigan's Cucumber Crunch, Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) Newsletter, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Nutrition News and Updates 07-30-20
In This Issue:  Meal Pattern Flexibility Waiver Guidance, Food Service Administrative Memo No. 1 School Year 2020-2021, School Year 2020-2021 Meal Service Model Form,A la Carte Pricing Worksheet and Adult Pricing Worksheet for School Year 2020-2021, School Lunch Year End Report (SLYER), School Resources Available from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Questions of the Week, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Nutrition News and Updates 07-23-20
In This Issue:  Michigan Department of Education (MDE) Press Release - Income Eligibility Guidelines, New School Year Guidance, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Update, Institutional Produce Safety Survey, Reminders and Due Dates, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, Training Corner, Questions of the Week

School Nutrition News and Updates 07-08-20
In This Issue:  Fall Planning Support, We Need Your Input, Reminders and Due Dates, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, Training Corner, Question of the Week