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SFSP Procurement and Bid Procedures

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Procurement and Bid Procedures online training.

Child Nutrition Program (CNP) Course Catalog

Course Description

In this training, participants will learn about requirements for procurement and bid procedures, including program rules for food service management companies, codes of conduct, and how to procure local foods.

  • Course Number: 011
  • Training Length: 30 minutes
  • Certificate: Yes
  • Target Audience: Summer Meal Program Operators
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: January 2019

Online Course

Begin the SFSP Procurement and Bid Procedures course.

Referenced Resources

The following resources are referred to throughout this online course:

Crediting

  • Crediting: 0.5 hours
  • Key Area: Operations (2000)
    • Training Topic: Purchasing/Procurement (2400)
      • Learning Objective: Bid Solicitation and Evaluation (2420)

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

Additional Information

Effective November 17, 2021, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a new Procurement Threshold Policy (SFSP 01-2022).

For tips on how to create procurement procedures and a code of conduct, download the CDE Code of Conduct and Procurement Procedures Checklist

For more information regarding SFSP Procurement and Bid Procedures, 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 SFSP@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Summer Meals Unit | SFSP@cde.ca.gov
Last Reviewed: Thursday, May 19, 2022
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