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FFVP Orientation Series

The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Orientation Series online training.

Course Description

This online training covers an overview of the FFVP grant, describes all funding and expenditure categories, and reviews the claim process in the Child Nutrition Information and Payment System (CNIPS).

  • Course Number: 900
  • Training Length: 1.5 hours
  • Certificate: Available at the end of the training
  • Target Audience: FFVP grantees
  • Mandatory: Yes for FFVP grantees
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: January 2021

Online Course

Begin the FFVP Orientation Series training course.

Referenced Resources

The following resources are referred to throughout this online course:

The California Department of Education (CDE) Referenced Resources

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Referenced Resources

Other Referenced Resources


  • Crediting: 1.5 hours

  • Key Area: Administration (3000)

    • Training Topics: Program Management (3200) and Fiscal Management (3300)

      • Learning Objectives: Oversee Standard Operating Procedures (3220) and Establish and document appropriate accounting procedures, ensuring that all procedures comply with federal, state, and local regulations, and administrative review (3320)

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

Additional Information

For more information regarding the FFVP, refer to the CDE California FFVP web page.

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties, please contact the Education and Nutrition Policy Unit by phone at 916-445-9127 for assistance. For questions regarding the course content, contact the FFVP Team by email at

Questions:   The FFVP Team |
Last Reviewed: Friday, September 03, 2021
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