SFSP Application Timeframe and Deadlines
January 15: Access to SFSP application packet opens in TX-UNPS.
March 15: Deadline for CEs requesting an advance payment.
April 15: Deadline for new CEs*, or renewing CEs in need of a more thorough review**May 1: Deadline for renewing CEs.
|SSO Application Timeframe and Deadlines
January 31- Declare intention in TXUNPS for SSO or SFSP if mandated to operate a summer feeding program
January 31-Submit a waiver request in TXUNPS and verifiable documetnation to TDA by email or upload
April 1-Submit verifiable documentation outlining the CEs agreement to partner or collaborate with another CE or entity to provide a summer feeding program to TDA by email or fax
- Submit application in TX-UNPS
- Submit age/grade group waiver if staff are unable to determine the age/grade groups of the children being served
2017 SFSP training requirement is the SAME for all (new, returning and SFA) Contracting Entities (CE's).
An authorized representative from your CE must attend the annual training and be able to disseminate the information to the rest of the organization before the program starts.
Either of the options listed below will satisfy the annual training requirement—you are allowed but not required to attend both
IN PERSON: Training provided by Region 4 at McKinney Conference center. Click the "Training Schedule" link below for more information.
|Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)||Seamless Summer Option
(SSO) *schools only
Child Nutrition Program Specialist