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Summer Food Service Program - Materials & Resources

SFSP Requirements & Deadlines for 2022

SFSP Application Process

The SFSP Application will open for updates starting March 3rd. Do NOT attempt to update it prior to that date.

Application Process Revised 1/22

If your agency is NEW to the SFSP, please review the Application Process resource and information provided on the Join the SFSP page.

Enter SFSP Contract Information

2022 SFSP Application Manual 

2022 SFSP Assigned Consultants - Find the consultant assigned to your agency.  

Sample Letter to the Health Department

Permanent Agreement/Policy Statement - PI-1482-AP Summer Food Service Program - non-school sponsors only In addition to completing the online application all new sponsors that do not contract with DPI for the National School Lunch Program, must complete the Permanent Agreement/Policy Statement and return to DPI.

Serious Deficiency Policy

2022 Sponsor Reviews

Sponsor & Site Eligibility

Data entry icon  Sponsor & Site Eligibility Revised 2/18

Site Definitions & Eligibility Documentation

Wisconsin Free/Reduced Eligibility for All Public Schools (FY 2020) can also be used to determine area eligibility. A SFSP site may operate in a suitable location within the attendance area of a school that has at least 50% of its' students eligible for free and reduced price meals during the school year.​ More recent free/reduced data may be submitted to DPI for review to determine if it may be used to establish 2022 eligibility.

USDA Capacity Builder Map Select the FY22 FNS CACFP and SFSP Eligibility Layer to determine if a site is located within an eligible area using census data.

Sponsor Site Agreement

Documenting Participant Eligibility

Pencil and writing paper icon  Documenting Participant Eligibility Revised 1/19

Household Letter Use for sessions that operate 7/01/21 - 6/30/22

Household Income Application No changes for 2022

Household Income Application Instructions

Household Size-Income Scale for 2021-22 Use for sessions that operate 7/01/21 - 6/30/22

Categorical Eligibility - Tips for identifying valid numbers from Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota

Meal Service Requirements

Chef hat with spoon icon  Meal Service Requirements Revised 12/19

SFSP Meal Pattern Chart

SFSP Grains/Breads Chart

SFSP Offer Versus Serve

USDA Farm to Summer Fact Sheet

Field Trip Request Form - This form can be used to notify the sponsor and DPI when meals are taken on field trips. Upload a pdf version of the completed form or field trip calendar into the SFSP contract online.

Off-site Consumption Poster - Post in meal service area to notify participants of items that may be taken off-site when congregate meal service is required.

Food Safety and Sanitation Resources and Best Practices

Production Planning

Training Revised 2/18

SFSP E-learning and Webinars

Training Checklists

Training Documentation Form

ICN eLearning - Explore online training opportunities for Child Nutrition Program professionals

USDA Informational and Training Webinars

Monitoring Sites

Monitoring Sites Revised 2/18

Pre-Operational Site Visit Form

Site Review Form - Self-Prep Sites Revised 4/15/2021 May be used for both the 1st week visit and review required prior to the end of the 4th week. Use when meals are prepared onsite.

Site Review Form - Vended Sites Revised 4/15/2021 be used for both the 1st week visit and review required prior to the end of the 4th week. Use when meals are vended or delivered from a central kitchen.

Civil Rights

Megaphone icon  Civil Rights Revised 11/21

Racial/Ethnic Data Form

Prototype Media Release - Non-discrimination Statement updated 6/2022

Civil Rights Training

School Nutrition Team Civil Right Training - although developed for schools, these resources can be utilized by all sponsors.

The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) provides a free online Civil Rights in Child Nutrition Programs course, that can be used to complete the annual civil rights training requirement for all staff. Participants must register with ICN and then enroll in the course. Once completed the participant will receive a certificate of completion.

Justice for All Poster USDA updated the And Justice for All poster with the updated nondiscrimination statement. DPI has ordered the new posters and once they are received, the DPI will distribute them to our participating agencies. Continue to post the 2019 posters or print this 2022 poster to use until the new posters arrive. 

Accurate Meal Counting
Program Reimbursement
Financial Management
USDA Guidance Manuals
Other Programs

For questions about this information, contact Amy Kolano (608) 266-7124