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Summer Food Service Program Year 2022 Due Dates

" January 1, 2022 - TX-UNPS Application Packets, or if applicable the Intake Form, MUST BE submitted by the designated due dates to be eligible for SFSP 2022 approval.
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January 1, 2022 -  TX-UNPS Application Packets, or if applicable the Intake Form, MUST BE submitted by the designated due dates below to be eligible for SFSP 2022 approval.

Due Dates are as follows:

January 1, 2022:
The Intake Form located on squaremeals.org is accessible for SFSP potential applicants.  The Intake Form should only be completed by potential applicants that have not previously participated in SFSP or were not approved to participate in SFSP in Program Year 2021. Renewing Contracting Entities that were approved to operate SFSP in Program Year 2021 do not complete the Intake Form.

January 15, 2022:
Application Packets open in TX-UNPS.

March 15, 2022:
Last day to submit Application Packets in TX-UNPS if CE is requesting advance payments.
Application Packets submitted in TX-UNPS after this date will not be eligible to receive advance payments for summer 2022.

April 15, 2022:
Last day to submit the SFSP Intake Form via squaremeals.org to initiate the potential applicant review process.  Last day to submit the SFSP application packet in TX-UNPS for all renewing SFSP CEs that are Not in Good Standing (including CEs with a temporary deferred Serious Deficiency [SD]) for SFSP 2021, CACFP 2021 and/or CACFP 2022.

May 1, 2022:
Last day to submit Application Packet in TX-UNPS for all other renewing CEs.


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