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Afterschool Snacks Cycle Menus

The Food and Nutrition Service at USDA has developed menus to help aftershool programs in the preparation of healthy snacks. There are menus for both traditional kitchen facilities and limited kitchen facilities.

Child Nutrition Program, School Snacks

Links to the USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, page for school snacks. Included in the site are links to a Implementation Memorandum, FAQs, Free and Reduced Price Application Materials and more.

Feeding Kids Afterschool

This link gives an overview of federally funded snack and other nutrition programs.

Food Research and Action Center

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is a leading national organization working to improve public policies to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States.

Maximizing Federal Food and Nutrition Funds for Out-of-School Time and Community School Initiatives

Out-of-school time and community school programs can utilize one or more of four federal food and nutrition programs. Together, these programs offer a variety of options for providing snacks and meals to school-age children and youth. The Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture oversees all of the following programs. In most states, state education agencies administer the programs.

Summer Food Service Program

SFSP is the single largest Federal resource available for local sponsors who want to combine a feeding program with a summer activity program.

Understanding Flexibility in Federal Education Programs 2000

This publication will help you figure out how to successfully maneuver through complex program rules, including using after-school snacks, to get the most from every federal education dollar.

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