Food Service Management Company


Child Nutrition Programs | School Nutrition Programs | CACFP | SFSP

Sponsors of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Child Nutrition Programs must ensure compliance with the requirements for contracting with vendors and food service management companies (FSMCs). These requirements apply to school nutrition programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

Federal, state, and local laws and regulations specify the methods that sponsors of Child Nutrition Programs must follow to properly procure contracts with vendors and FSMCs (7 CFR 200 and 210). State agencies are required to ensure that sponsors comply with the applicable regulations through audits, administrative reviews, technical assistance, training, guidance materials, and other means (7 CFR 210.19(a)(3)).

Contracts in School Nutrition Programs  |   Contracts in the CACFP  |   Contracts in the SFSP

Contracts in School Nutrition Programs

  • Food Service Management Company (FSMC) Request for Proposal (RFP) Process (January 27, 2023)
  • CSDE/DAS CTSource Training for NSLP Sponsors (February 22, 2023)
    This training was conducted by the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) and CSDE to provide guidance for National School Lunch Program (NSLP) sponsors on uploading their FSMC Request for Proposal to the DAS CTSource website.
  • FSMC RFP Process Open Office Hour (March 10, 2023)

Contracts in the CACFP

Contracts in the SFSP