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Formal Purchase Methods for CACFP and SFSP

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Formal Purchase Methods for Community Nutrition Programs online training.

Course Description

This online training is for CACFP and SFSP operators and reviews the requirements for the formal purchase methods, discusses the differences between an Invitation for Bid and a Request For Proposal (RFP) and identifies the components to include in a formal solicitation, including the scoring criteria for an RFP.

  • Course Number: 633
  • Training Length: 40 minutes
  • Certificate: None
  • Target Audience: CACFP and SFSP program operators
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: February 2017

Online Course



Referenced Resources

The following resources are referred to throughout this online course:

Crediting

  • Crediting: 0.50 hours

  • Key Area: Operations (2000)
    • Training Topic: Purchasing (2430)
      • Learning Objective: Purchasing (2430)

For more information on crediting, access the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) web document Professional Standards Learning Objectives External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF).

Additional Information

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties with accessing the course or any of the other links on this page, please contact Kayla Christensen, Community Nutrition Programs Administration Unit Office Technician by phone at 916-324-6153 or email at KChristensen@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Kayla Christensen | KChristensen@cde.ca.gov | 916-324-6153
Last Reviewed: Friday, September 11, 2020
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