Child and Adult
In South Dakota, the Child and Adult Nutrition Services is responsible for administering the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Services and Food Distribution Division programs. These programs furnish resources to eligible local agencies who provide food in meals or commodities to participants.
- Child and Adult Care Food Program
- Contact List
- Commodity Supplemental Food Program
- Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
- School Nutrition Program
- Summer Food Service Program
- Team Nutrition
- The Emergency Food Assistance Program
- USDA Food Distribution for Child Nutrition Programs
Schools must be accredited in accordance with Department of Education policies, Residential Child Care Institutions must meet licensing criteria, and Day Care Homes/Centers must be registered or licensed. All local agencies annually renew the agreement and meal policy statement. Upon filing accurate and prompt claims/orders with CANS, agencies receive federal reimbursement for meals and snacks and/or commodities based on participation.
State Agencies are required to provide public notice of all requests to waive Child Nutrition Program requirements. Below are links to each of the current requests.
- Civil Rights training May 2018
- Justice for All Poster – Please contact CANS to order new copies
These example templates are for educational purposes. They reflect federal and state requirements and do not cover any local requirements. Please check with your local agency before using one of these example template to ensure you follow your local procurement plan and procedures. It is important to have solicitations reviewed by your local agency, Business Manager, and/or lawyer before releasing a solicitation or signing a contract. Remember to use the most restrictive procurement rules for your specific purchases.
- RFP Instructions
- IFP Instructions
- RFP Example
- IFB Example
- Training – Introduction to Formal Purchasing
- Market Basket
- Training – Managing Your Contract
- Email Quote Example
- Fax Quote Example
- Phone Quote Example
- Running Quote Log Example
- Three Bids and a Buy Training Webinar
- Informal Purchasing Training Webinar
- Training: ICN Procurement in the 21st Century
- Training: Formal Procurement - Invitation for Bid
- Food Procurement Flow Chart
- Vendor List
- Local Foods Directory– South Dakota Rural Action
- USDA Procurement Training
- South Dakota Procurement Regulation
- Procurement Terms
- Training: Forecasting
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
For more information, contact the Child and Adult Nutrition Services office at (605) 773-3413.