Financial Management

School Nutrition Program (SNP) sponsors must ensure that their programs properly use program funds, are non-profit, and are self-supporting.

Information specific to food service accounting as it pertains to public schools in Minnesota can be found in Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.111-Lunch Aid. A link is provided for your convenience. Supporting documents are also available on this page.

Check Related offsite resources for links to federal guidance under Appendix D of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-123 (which supersedes OMB Circular A-127), as well as financial management training, publications and more on the National Food Service Management Institute (NFSMI) website.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Memos
Links to key USDA memos on Financial Management are provided below.


Pricing of Meals for Students, Debt, Alternate Meals

Pricing of Non-Program Foods and Meals

System Requirements and Reporting