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SFSP Sponsor Application

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Sponsor Application online training.

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Course Description

This online training reviews the SFSP sponsor application requirements for both new and returning sponsors. Learn about the Child Nutrition Information and Payment System (CNIPS) online application, required documents that must be submitted, and important deadlines for the application.

  • Course Number: 008
  • Training Length: 15 minutes
  • Certificate: Yes
  • Target Audience: Summer Meal Program Operators
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: November 2019

Online Course

Begin the SFSP Sponsor Application course.

Referenced Resources

The following resources are referred to throughout this online course:


  • Crediting: 0.25 hours
  • Key Area: Administration (3000)
    • Training Topic: Program Management (3200)
      • Learning Objective: Standard Operating Procedures (3220)

For more information on crediting, see the USDA web document Professional Standards Learning Objectives External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF).

Additional Information

For more information on SFSP annual update and new applicant requirements, see the CDE Summer Food Service Program Application Deadlines Management Bulletin web page.

For more information regarding SFSP Sponsor Application, see the CDE SFSP Information web page.

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties, please contact the Summer Meals Unit (SMU) by phone at 916-324-6153. For questions regarding the course content, contact the SMU by email at

Questions:   Summer Meals Unit | | 916-324-6153
Last Reviewed: Friday, March 5, 2021
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