Nutrition Program Updates for the Week of March 26, 2018

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Nutrition Program Updates for the Week of March 26, 2018

Summer Food Service Program Updates

2018-2019 Application Information

The application for the 2019 Summer Food Service Program is now open in CLiCS. It's time to apply for or renew your Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sponsor and site applications with the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE).

The application instructions and additional resources are available on the MDE SFSP Applications webpage.

SFSP Training information is available on the MDE SFSP Training webpage.

Sponsors should also think about renewing or procuring vended meal contracts or food service management company contracts for meals that will be served during the summer. SFSP procurement and contract information is available on the Procurement and Contracts webpage on the MDE-SFSP website.

If you have any questions, contact the Applications Team at 651-582-8526, 1-800-366-8922 (Minnesota toll-free) or To facilitate our response, please include your Cyber-Linked Interactive Child Nutrition System (CLiCS) sponsor identification (ID) number in all correspondence.

Opportunities from our Partners

Updates from Action for Healthy Kids

Every Kid Healthy is an annual week-long recognition of wellness achievements in school communities across the country, launched by our partners at Action for Healthy Kids. Join us in celebrating the sixth annual Every Kid Healthy™ Week, April 23-27, by hosting fun and interactive health-promoting events. For more information on how to get involved and additional resources to help you plan an event, go to