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SFSP Sponsor Application

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

Child Nutrition Program (CNP) Course Catalog

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.

Additional Information

For more information regarding SFSP Program Eligibility, see the California Department of Education SFSP Information web page.

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties or questions regarding the course content, contact the Summer Meals Unit by email at

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, April 13, 2023
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