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Summer Food Service Program - Materials & Resources

SFSP Requirements for 2021 Updated 3/10/21

Application Update Instructions for Remainder of SY2020-21 + Summer 2021 Operation Updated 3/10/21

Application Update Instructions for Remainder of SY2020-21 ONLY New 12/11/20

SFSP Sponsors Receiving Technical Assistance New 7/06/21

SFSP Application Process

If your agency is NEW to the SFSP, please visit the Application & Qualification Process for the Summer Food Service Program page. You will also need to contact Amy Kolano (608) 266-7124 prior to completing an online application.

Enter SFSP Contract Information

SFSP Application Manual Revised 3/15/21

Application Update Instructions for Remainder of SY2020-21 + Possible Summer 2021 Operation New 12/11/20

Application Update Instructions for Remainder of SY2020-21 ONLY New 12/11/20

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

Sponsor & Site Eligibility

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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.​

USDA Capacity Builder Map Select the FY21 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 iconDocumenting Participant Eligibility

Household Letter Use for sessions that operate 7/01/20 - 6/30/21

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

Household Income Application Current for 2021

Household Income Application Instructions

Household Size-Income Scale for 2020-21 Use for sessions that operate 7/01/20 - 6/30/21

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 iconMeal Service Requirements

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.

Parent Pick Up State Policy Sign (English), (Spanish) - Use when non-congregate meal service pick up is allowed. New 2020

Best Practices for Parent Pick-up of Meals and Snacks New 2020

One Stop Flyers (English), (Spanish) - May be used when providing non-congregate meal service to remind families of the meal service limits New 2020

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. New 2020

Food Safety and Sanitation Resources and Best Practices Revised 2021

Production Planning

Certificate award iconProcurement

Vendor Agreement - Purchasing from a school

Vendor Agreement ($250,000 and under)

Procurement Log

Certification Statement - Suspension & Debarment

Federal Contract Provisions

Training/Online Meetings

Training/Online Meetings

SFSP E-learning and Online Meetings

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

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.

Off-site Monitoring During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency New 2020

Civil Rights

Megaphone iconCivil Rights

Racial/Ethnic Data Form

Prototype Media Release Updated 2021

Civil Rights Training - Although developed for schools, these resources can be utilized by all sponsors.

Justice for All Poster A poster may be printed and displayed this year, in lieu of the full size poster. To order full size posters, complete the SFSP Resource Order Form.

Accurate Meal Counting
Program Reimbursement

Finance iconProgram Reimbursement

2021 Reimbursement Rates Updated 2021

Determining Potential Reimbursement Updated 2021

Reimbursement Claim Instructions

Online Claim Instructional Manual

Reimbursement Claim Form - use only as a template for the online claim, for amendments, or when requested by DPI

Financial Management

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Inventory Record


Mileage Record

USDA Guidance Manuals

USDA Guidance Manuals

Administrative Guidance Manual for Sponsors

Monitor's Guidance Manual

Site Supervisor's Guidance Manual - English

Site Supervisor's Guidance Manual - Spanish

Nutrition Guidance Manual - English

Policies - SFSP (USDA SFSP Policies - check for updates throughout the year)

Regulations - SFSP Federal Title 7 -- Agriculture Chapter II -- Food and Nutrition Service, Department of Agriculture, Part 225

Other Programs

At-Risk Afterschool Program

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