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CNP Bulletin No. 38 - Child Nutrition Programs Coordinated Application Message #4

Child Nutrition Programs Bulletins

School Year 2023 - 2024

March 27, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 49 - Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Office Hours

March 20, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 48 - Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Office Hours

March 13, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 47 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

March 13, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 46 - Meals for Ramadan in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)

March 12, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 45 - 2025 CNP: Coordinated Application – Important Information

March 4, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP)  Bulletin No. 44 - Governor Gretchen Whitmer Proclamation March 4-8, 2024 - National School Breakfast Week

March 4, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 43 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

February 29, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 42 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

February 29, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 41 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

February 29, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 40 - Round 4 Supply Chain Assistance Funds

January 17, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 37 - School Food Authority Survey

January 16 ,2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 36 - Rural Non-Congregate Updated Guidance

January 16, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 35 - Student Meal Negative Balance Forgiveness Round 2 School Year 2023-2024

January 8, 2024 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 34 - School Food Authority Verification Collection Report (SFA-VCR)

December 20, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 33 - USDA  Foods  Complaints

December 20, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 32 - Claims and Payments

December 14, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 31 - Unanticipated School Closure 12 (l) Waivers

December 4, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 30 - Procurement Compliance for Child Nutrition Programs

November 13, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 29 - Fiscal Year 2024 Michigan School Meals (30d) November 2023 State Aid Payments

November 6, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 28 - Community Eligibility Provision Mid-Year Elections at 25% Identified Student Percentage

October 19, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 27 - The 2024 Farm to School Grant Request for Applications in Now Open!

October 16, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 26 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

October 11, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs )CNP) Bulletin No. 25 - October is Farm to School Month

October 10, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 24 - National School Lunch Week - October 9-13, 2023

October 10, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 23 - 2024 10 Cents a Meal Application Announcement

October 4, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 22 - USDA Announces Final Rule and Webinar: Community Eligibility Provision - Increasing Options for Schools

September 29, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 21 - Verification

September 29, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP)  Bulletin No. 20 - National School Lunch and Breakfast Program Updates: Severed Need Claims, Claim Deadlines, Michigan School Meal Payments, Equipment Assistance Gant Awards and 31k Student Meal Debt Forgiveness

September 27, 2023 -  Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 19 - Claim Process for Adding Michigan School Meals in the Month of July Only

September 25, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 18 - MDE-SNAM Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

September 22, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 17 - Farm to School Census Introductory

September 20, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 16 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

September 19, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 15 - Michigan School Meals Program

September 13, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 14 - No Kid Hungry Promotes School Meal Application and Education Benefits Form Submissions

September 12, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 13 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

August 25, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 12 - Frequently Asked Questions for Direct Certification Requirements for Public and Non-public Schools Participating in the School Nutrition Programs in School Year (SY) 2023-2024

August 21, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 11 - Student Meal Debt Special Bulletin

August 11, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 10 - Nondiscrimination Statements and "And Justice for All Poster" - Timelines and Guidance Reminders

August 10, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 9 - 31k Funding for Student Negative Balance Forgiveness Grant SY2023-2024

August 8, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 8 - Michigan School Meals Opt-in is Now Available in the 2023 Coordinated Application in NexSys

August 7, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 7 - Meet Up and Eat Up Summer Food Service Program Turnip the Beet: High Quality Meals Award 2023 Information

July 28, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 6 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child and Adult Care Food Program

July 27, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 5 - School Breakfast Program Expansion Grant Now Open

July 27, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 4 - 31k Funding for Student Meal Negative Balance Forgiveness School Year 2023-2024

July 21, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 3 - SNP Reimbursement Rates and Ala Carte Worksheet and Adult Pricing Guide for  School Year 2023-2024

July 17, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 2 - Town Hall Meeting Rescheduled - Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Webinars

July 11, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 1 - Supply Chain Assistance Funds Grant Award Notification (GAN)

School Year 2022 - 2023

July 3, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 68 - Air Quality and Heat Advisory in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

June 30, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 67 - Fiscal Year 2024 State School Aid Budget - Michigan School Meals

June 29, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 66 - Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Application is Now Available in NexSys 

June 30, 2023- Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 65 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waivers for Child Nutrition Programs

June 29, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 64 - 2024 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grant is Now Available in NexSys

June 28, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 63 - School Meals Overview Workshop (Targeted Training)

June 26, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 62 - MDE Office of Health and Nutrition Services Vacancy Announcement

June 15, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 61 - Farm to Summer Week - July 10 - 14, 2023

June 6, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 60 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child and Adult Care Food Program

May 31, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 59 - 2023 31d State Supplemental Lunch Payments

May 31, 2023- Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 58 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waivers for Child Nutrition Programs

May 18, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 57 - Coordinated Application Due Date Extended Reminder

May 5, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 56 - Coordinated Application Due Date Extended

May 2, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 55 - Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Training Update

April 25, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 54 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waivers for Child Nutrition Programs

April 24, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 53 - The Fiscal Year 2024 Governor's Budget Proposal for Healthy School Meals for All and Student Eligibility Data Listening Sessions

April 20, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 52 - Community Eligibility Provision for School Year 2023-2024

April 19, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 51 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waivers for Child Nutrition Programs

April 14, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 50 - School Nutrition Program Procurement Reviews

April 4, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 48 - 10 Cents A Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms Application Due Date Extended

March 28, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 47- Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

March 28, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP)  Bulletin No. 46 - Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Updates & Reminders

March 27, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 45 - USDA Announces Proposed Rule and Webinar: Community Eligibility Provision - Increasing Options for Schools

March 21, 2023- Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 44- Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

March 14, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 43 - the 10-Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms Application is Now Open

March 10, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP Bulletin No. 42 - National Child and Adult Care Food Program Week - March 12-18, 2023

March 7, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 41 - National School Breakfast Week - March 6-10, 2023

March 2, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 40 - Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Proposal "Free Meals for All"

February 28, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 39 - Identifying Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Contact Person(s)

February 21, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 38 - Excess Fund Balance Office Hours

February 10, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 37 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

February 10, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 36 - Announcing School Food Authority Webinar - Proposed Child Nutrition Programs: Revisions to Meal Patterns Consistent with the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

February 8, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 35 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

February 2, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 34 - New Resource Alert: Excess Fund Balance Training

January 27, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CN:) Bulletin No. 33 - Interim State Child Nutrition Director - Michigan

January 18, 2023 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 32 - Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Operational Memos

December 28, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 31 - School Food Authority Verification Collection Report (SFA-VCR)

November 16, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 30 - The School Nutrition Program October 2022 Claims in MiND 2.0 System are Available for Submission

November 9, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 29 - New Resource Alert: Meal Charge Policy Training

October 24, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 28 - School Breakfast Program Expansion Mini Grant Now Open

October 21, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 27 - Unanticipated School Closure - Summer Food Service Program  

October 15, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 26 - Want to Learn More About School Meals Report Coding on the Financial Information Database?

October 12, 2022- Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 25 - Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

October 14, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 24 - It’s Apple Crunch Time!

October 7, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 23 - Michigan Department of Education to Request Federal Waiver of October 15 Deadline for Submission of Updated Free and Reduced-Price Policy Statement

October 7, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 22 - Child Nutrition Coordinated
Application - DUE DATE EXTENDED

October 5, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 21 - Claim Submission 60 Day Deadline
Schedule and Late Claim Exception Options

October 3, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 20 - Verification

September 27, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 19 - Local Level Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) Administrative Cost Grant Funds

September 23, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 18 - 2023 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant is Now Available in NexSys

September 19, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 17 - Updates

September 8, 2022- Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 16 - Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Application Deadline is September 13, 2022

September 8, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 15 - 12(l) Waiver Request Form is Available

September 7, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 14 - MiND Claim for Reimbursement System is Down

August 24, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 13 - Frequently Asked Questions for Direct Certification Requirements for Public and Non-public Schools Participating in the School Nutrition Programs in School Year 2022-2023

August 16, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 12 - The School Year 2022-2023 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Application is Now Available in NexSys

August 5, 2022 - Child Nutrition Programs (CNP)  Bulletin No. 11 - Reimbursement Rates and Ala Carte Pricing and Adult Pricing Worksheets

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 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 Programs 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 2023 - 2024

Child Nutrition Program (CNP) News and Updates 3-28-24

In This Issue: Coordinated Application Clarification, Rural non-Congregate (RNC), SFSP Office Hours, 2025 CNP Coordinated Application, 2024 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Annual Training, Turnip the Beet Award 2023 Winners, System Access Help, Upcoming Events, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Program (CNP) News and Updates 3-14-24

In This Issue: 2025 CNP: Coordinated Application, School Nutrition Program (SNP) Annual Checklists- Quarter 3 (January, February, March) and Quarter 4 (April, May, June) Updated, Michigan Public Health Institute Research Interviews, Administrative Memo No. 5, 2024 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Annual Training, System Access Help, Healthy Meals Incentives Recognition Awards, 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 (CNP) News and Updates 2-29-24

In This Issue: System Access Help, Best Practices Memo, 10 Cents a Meal Updates, National Nutrition Month, 2024 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Annual Training, USDA Healthy Meals Incentives (HMI) Quarterly Recognition Awards Informational Webinar, 25-Year Service Award, National School Breakfast Week, 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 (CNP) News and Updates 2-15-24

In This Issue: 2024 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Annual Training, Rural Non-Congregate (RNC) Webinar, Coordinated Application, It's Time to Announce the Final Round of Prize Winners from the 2023 USDA Farm to School Census, Innovation Hub Promo, National School Breakfast Week, Job Opportunity, 25-Year Service Award, The Great Lakes School Forest Webinar, Upcoming Events, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Program (CNP) News and Updates 2-6-24

In This Issue: Summer Food Service Program Administrative Memos, Healthy Meals Incentives Recognition Awards, School Food Authority Survey, 25-Year Service Award, The Great Lakes School Forest Webinar, 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 Program (CNP) News and Updates 1-18-24

In This Issue: Rural Non-Congregate Guidance, The Great Lakes School Forest Webinar, Unanticipated School Closure (USC) Reminder, School Meals Overview Workshop Training is Now Open, 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 Program (CNP) News and Updates 1-4-24

In This Issue: Applications Open for Innovation and Partnership in Rural School Food Systems, 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms Office Hours, School Food Authority- Verification Collection Report (SFA-VCR), 2024 SFSP Boot Camp: Wednesday, January 17, 2024, School Meals Overview Workshop Training in Now Open, 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 (CNP) News and Updates 12-21-23

In This Issue: Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), New Online Training Module, School Meals Overview Workshop Training is Now Open, Town Hall Slides, Milk Carton Shortage, Sign Up for Food Recall Alerts, New Email Address for Summer EBT, Upcoming Events, Training Corner, Contact Us, Support, USDA Discrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Program (CNP) News and Updates 12-7-23

In This Issue: Unanticipated School Closure 12(l) Waivers, Program Requirements Calendar Posted, Spanish Production Records, It's Time to Announce the Second Round of Prize Winners from the 2023 USDA Farm to School Census, 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 Program (CNP) News and Updates 11-20-23

In This Issue: Summer EBT is coming to Michigan, Supply Chain Assistance Funds, Vacancy Announcements, It's Time to Announce the First Round of Prize Winners From the 2023 USDA Farm to School Census, Save the Date- Cultivate Michigan Meet the Buyers Event at Great Lakes Expo in Grand Rapids on December 6, 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 Program (CNP) News and Updates 10-26-23

In This Issue: MiLogin for Third Party Portal, The 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms Application is Now Open, Save the date! Cultivate Michigan Meet the Buyers Event at Great Lakes Expo in Grand Rapids on December 6, Monitoring Requirements in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), 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 Program (CNP) News and Updates 10-12-23

In This Issue: 2024 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Final Rule Update: Districts with an Identified Student Percentage (ISP) of 25% or higher are now eligible for CEP, 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms, Save the Date1 Cultivate Michigan Meet the Buyers Event at Great Lakes Expo in Grand Rapids on December 6, MiLogin for Business, 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 Program (CNP) News and Updates 9-27-23

In This Issue: 2023 Meet Up and Eat Up Summer Food Service Program Thank You, 2023 Turnip the Beet Nomination Thank You, The Census is Coming, 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms, Michigan Apple Crunch, Save the Date! Cultivate Michigan Meet the Buyers Event at Great Lakes Expo in Grand Rapids on December 6, Compliance Review List Posted, Coming Soon, Michigan School Meals Online Training Available, 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 (CNP) News and Updates 9-18-23

In This Issue: July Claim Submission Deadline, The Census in Coming, 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms, Local Food for Schools, Michigan Apple Crunch, Chef Ann Foundation- Healthy School Food Pathway Fellowship Program, Healthy Meals Incentives Recognition Awards, Compliance Review List Posted, Updated Michigan School Meals Information, 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 Program (CNP) News and Updates 9-5-23

In This Issue: Last Call for 2023 Turnip the Beet Award Submissions, Michigan School Meals, 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 Program (CNP) News and Updates 8-15-23

In This Issue: Request for USDA Foods Delivery, School Breakfast Program, Required Annual Civil Rights Training, 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms, Local Food for Schools (LFS), Core Competencies for New Directors School Year 2023-2024, 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 Program (CNP) News and Updates 8-4-23

In This Issue: 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms, Local Food for Schools (LFS), Remember, Turnip the Beet 2023 is Back, The 2023-2024 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Application is now available in NexSys, Tips for Sourcing Produce from the School Garden at the August Michigan Farm to Institution Network (MFIN) Virtual Network Meeting, Core Competencies for New Directors School Year 2023-2024, 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 Program (CNP) News and Updates 7-20-23

In This Issue: School Meals Overview Workshop (Targeted Training), Farm to Summer, Remember, Turnip the Beet 2023 is Back, The 2023-2024 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Application is Now Available in NexSys, Tips for Sourcing Produce from the School Garden at the August MFIN Virtual Network Meeting, 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms, Local Food for Schools, Core Competencies for New Directors School Year 2023-2024, Summer Food Service Program Reminders, SNP-CACFP Reporting and Claim Contractor, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Program (CNP) News and Updates 7-6-23

In This Issue: The 2023-2024 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Application is Now Available in NexSys, Vacancy Announcement, Farm to Summer, 2023 Turnip the Beet, Air Quality and Heat Advisory, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Year 2022 - 2023

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 6-22-23

In This Issue: Food Service Administrative Memo No 7- School Year 2022-2023, Farm to Summer, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 6-9-23

In this Issue: School Meals and Summer EBT Application for School year 2023-2024, Education Benefits Form for Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Schools, 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms, Local Food for Schools (LFS), Summer Food Service Program, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 5-11-23

In This Issue: Food Service Administrative Memo No. 6- School Year 2022-2023, Summer Food Service Programs (SFSP) Updates, Good to Great Webinar Series #3: Current Landscape of School Nutrition Policy at the Federal and State Level, Help Documents for Child Nutrition Program Systems, Upcoming Events, Updates, Guidance, and Regulation Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 4-27-23

In This Issue: The Fiscal Year 2024 Governor's Budget Proposal for Healthy School Meals for All and Student Eligibility Data Listening Sessions, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Updates, Help Documents for Child Nutrition Program Systems, 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 (CNP) News and Updates 4-13-23

In This Issue: Child Nutrition Programs Administrative Memo No. 2- School Year 2022-2023, Child Nutrition Programs Administrative Memo No. 3- School Year 2022-2023, 10 Cents a Meal Application Extension, Paid Lunch Equity Communication School Year 2023-2024, No Kid Hungry Michigan's School Nutrition Program Quarterly Checklist (Apr-Jun), Consolidated Appropriations Act Updates, Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) School Year 2023-2024 Eligibility Notification, Coordinated Application Update, Summer Food Service Programs (SFSP) Updates, Good to Great Webinar Series: Offering Hot Breakfast in the Classroom, Help Documents for Child Nutrition Program Systems, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 3-30-23

In This Issue: USDA Announces Proposed Rule and Webinar: Community Eligibility Provision-Increasing Options for Schools, Good to Great Webinar Series #2: Offering Hot Breakfast in the Classroom, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Updates, Help Documents for Child Nutrition Program Systems, 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 3-16-23

In This Issue: No Kid Hungry Michigan has a CEP Consultant to help answer all your Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) questions, Identifying Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Contact Person(s), SFSP Updates, Upcoming Regional Marketplace Events, Help Documents for Child Nutrition Program Systems, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 3-6-23

In This Issue: No Kid Hungry Updates, National School Breakfast Week March 6-10, 2023, Available in Print! School Breakfast Photo Props, USDA Guidance on Non-Congregate Meal Service in Rural Areas for 2023, Upcoming Regional Marketplace Events, 10 Cents a Meal Evaluation Report Mini-Webinar Series, 25-Year Service Award- Nomination Deadline Extended to March 15, 2023, Help Documents for Child Nutrition Program Systems, 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 2-21-23

In This Issue: Do You Serve Meals to a Preschool Program for Children within Your School District, Coordinated Application Webinar - Update, Turnip the Beet 2022, Help Documents for Child Nutrition Program Systems, 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 2-2-23

In This Issue: Findings Show 10 Cents is Reaching More Children Than Ever Before in Schools, Districts, and Centers Across Michigan, School Nutrition Program Quarterly Checklist January-March, Upcoming Regional Marketplace Events, Farm to Program Resources, Food Service Administrative Memo No. 5- School Year 2022-2023, Dig into a Good Book with Breakfast: LIVE Breakfast and a Book Virtual Event- Part One, 25-Year Service Award, Announcing he Inaugural Cohort of the Fellowship Program, Help Documents for Child Nutrition Program Systems, 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 1-20-23

In This Issue: Local Food For Schools Program Update, SFSP Sponsor Training, Help Documents for Child Nutrition Program Systems, Upcoming Events, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 1-5-23

In This Issue: Triennial Assessment Dates Updated, Food Service Administrative No. 4 - School Year 2022-2023 Non-Compliant Food Fundraiser Guidance, Help Documents for Child Nutrition Program Systems, Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) Bulletin No. 31 - School Food Authority Verification Collection Report (SFA-VCR), Upcoming Events, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 12-13-22

In This Issue: Cultivate Michigan Marketplace in Kalamazoo on January 12, Child Nutrition Programs Administrative Memo No. 1- School Year 2022-2023, School Nutrition Programs Analyst Assignments, School Year 2022-2023 Administrative Reviews, Supply Chain Assistance Funds Update, Food Service Administrative Memo No. 4- SY 2022-2023, 10 Cents a Meal Application Still Delayed, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 10-27-22

In This Issue: School Breakfast Program Expansion Mini Grant Now Open, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) During Unanticipated School Closures (USC), School Year (SY) 2022-2023 10 Cents a Meal Program Application Coming Soon, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, Reminders and Due Dates, Training Corner, Frequently Asked Questions, Contact Us, Support, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) News and Updates 10-14-22

In This Issue: Happy National School Lunch Week, Monitoring Requirements in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), New CDC Resource Helps School Districts and Schools Survey Wellness Policies, Michigan Great Apple Crunch, 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, 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 10-5-22
In This Issue: 2023 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grant is Now Available in NexSys, No Kid Hungry Michigan September 2022 Newsletter, Direct Certification Reminder, 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 9-16-22
In This Issue: Virtual Tour Stop #1, 12(l) Waiver Request Form is Available, New Resources Available on the Procurement and Contracts Website, 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 9-2-22
In This Issue: Food Service Administrative Memo No. 2 - School Year 2022 - 2023, Meet Up and Eat Up Summer Food Service Program Turnip the Beet: High Quality Meals Award, New Resource Alert from No Kid Hungry, Webinar: The Role of School Nutrition Directors in School Safety Efforts, Paid Lunch Equity Waiver Communication School Year 2022-2023, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, 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 8-23-22
In This Issue: Michigan Farm to Early Care and Education Network, The School year 2022-2023 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable, Paid Lunch Equity Waiver Communication School Year, No Kid Hungry Updates, Upcoming Events, Grant Opportunities, 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 8-8-22
In This Issue: New Coordinated Application Help Document: Why is my site name different in the new application?, Paid Lunch Equity Waiver Communication School Year 2022-2023, Free Back to School Training: Register Today!, No Kid Hungry Updates, 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 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 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 7-9-21
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; 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 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