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FNS Instructions for Child Nutrition Programs

USDA FNS Instructions

  • 113-1 Revision 5 (11-8-05): Civil Rights Compliance and Enforcement – Nutrition Programs and Activities
  • 755-1 (12-19-91): Delegation of Responsibility in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • 765-4 Revision 2 (11-1-91): Independence of the Review Official in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • 765-7 Revision 2 (11-1-91): Handling Lost (Stolen and Misused Meal Tickets
  • 765-10 (1-21-92): Child and Adult Care Food Program Follow-Up Verification Reviews
  • 770-2 Revision 1 (11-21-91): Commodity Distribution Requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • 770-3 Revision 1 (12-28-82): (Eligibility for Donated Foods to Camps in the Summer Food Service Program
  • 776-3 Revision 2 (6-18-92): Eligibility of Individuals Over 12 Years of Age With Mental or Physical Disabilities in Child Care Facilities Participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • 776-4 Revision 1 (11-7-91): Temporary Emergency Residential Care in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • 776-6 Revision 1 (2-13-87): Tax-Exempt Status for Summer Food Service Program Sites
  • 776-7 Revision 1 (6-6-88): Eligibility of Schools and Institutions to Participate in School Nutrition Programs
  • 776-8 (8-8-86): Eligibility of Proprietary Title XX Centers
  • 776-9 (6-30-93): Verification of Eligibility Procedures in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • 781-2 (2-5-88): Child Nutrition State Administrative Expense Funds
  • 781-6 (3-19-86): Special Developmental Projects
  • 781-7 Revision 1 (1-12-92): Cost of Distribution of Bonus Commodities to Family Day Care Homes
  • 781-8 Revision 1 (8-28-86): Use of Program Funds for Child Care Standards Compliance
  • 782-1 Revision 1 (8-27-86): Outside-School-Hours Care Centers
  • 782-4 Revision 2 (11-8-91): Approval of Child Care Institutions for the Summer Food Service Program
  • 782-5 Revision 1 (6-6-88): Pricing of Adult Meals in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs
  • 782-6 Revision 1 (11-4-10): Fees for Lunchroom Services
  • 782-13 (6-6-88): Guidelines for Policy Statement When Serving Meals or Milk without Separate Charge
  • 783-1 Revision 2 (1-8-97): The Grains/Breads Requirement for the Food-Based Menu Planning Alternatives in the Child Nutrition Programs
  • 783-2 Revision 2 (10-14-94): Meal Substitutions for Medical or Other Special Dietary Reasons  Note: Remains in effect for CACFP and SFSP. Rescinded September 27, 2016, for NSLP, SBP, SMP, and FFVP, and superseded by USDA Memo SP 59-2016: Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the School Meal Programs.
  • 783-3 Revision 1 (8-28-86): Family Style Meal Service in the Summer Food Service Program
  • 783-6 (3-22-72): Guidelines for the Amounts and Use of Nonfat Dry Milk, Whole Dry Milk, and Canned Evaporated Milk Which are Equivalent to One-Half Pint of Fluid Whole Milk
  • 783-7 Revision 1 (1-24-95): Milk Requirement - Child Nutrition Programs
  • 783-9 Revision 2 (5-3-93): Family Style Meal Service in the Child and Adult Care Food Program  Note: Rescinded December 9, 2016, and superseded by USDA Memo CACFP 05-17: Offer Versus Serve and Family Style Meals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • 783-11 Revision 1 (8-17-95): Juice Products – Child Nutrition Programs
  • 783-13 Revision 3 (3-27-13): Variations in Meal Requirements for Religious Reasons: Jewish Schools, Institutions and Sponsors
  • 784-3 (10-14-82): Reimbursement for Meals Provided by Parents in the Child Care Food Program
  • 786-5 Revision 1 (11-8-91): Provider Claim Documentation and Reconciliation
  • 786-6 Revision 1 (8-21-90): Reimbursement for Recycled Milk and Other Meal Components
  • 786-7 Revision 2 (11-4-10): Reimbursement for Meals and Milk Served on Weekends
  • 786-8 Revision 1 (6-6-88): Reimbursement for Off-Site Meal Consumption
  • 786-9 Revision 2 (10-26-10): Reimbursement for Meals or Milk Served to Continuous School Calendar Students
  • 787-3 (11-15-71): Matching of Funds
  • 788-2 Revision 1 (6-6-88): Partial Implementation of the School Meal Programs in an Individual School
  • 788-3 Revision 2 (11-1-91): Classification of Applicants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • 788-5 (10-25-82): Approval of Administrative Budgets for Multi-State Sponsoring Organizations of Family Day Care Homes – Child Care Food Program
  • 788-6 Revision 2 (11-1-91): Availability of Institutions’ Records to Administering Agencies
  • 788-7 Revision 2 (11-7-91): Staff-Child Ratios for Centers in Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP):  Child Care Standards
  • 788-10 (10-14-82): Retroactivity of Agreements for the Child Care Food Program
  • 788-12 Revision 1 (8-8-86): Approval of Sponsors Under Investigation or Audit in the Summer Food Service Program
  • 788-13 Revision 1 (8-7-86): Sub-sites in the Summer Food Service Program
  • 788-16 (10-19-83): Administrative Procedures for Multi-State Sponsoring Organization – Child Care Food Program
  • 788-17 (1-11-93): Documentation of Licensing/Approval
  • 791-1 Revision 1 (7-12-88): Prohibition Against Denying Meals and Milk to Children as a Disciplinary Action
  • 792-2 Revision 1 (11-1-91): Contracting Out Management Functions in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • 794-5 Revision 1 (6-6-88): Agreements With Entities Which Operate Interstate Schools and Facilities
  • 795-1 (6-20-91): Use of School Feeding Facilities for the Elderly and Other Community Feeding Programs
  • 796-2 Revision 4 (12-13): Financial Management – Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • 796-4 Revision 4 (4-14-94): Financial Management – Summer Food Service Program for Children
  • 796-5 (10-14-82): Tax Issues Concerning Day Care Homes