Avoiding the Pitfalls - SFSP Common Findings
The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) provides the following information regarding the most common administrative review findings in the Summer Meal Programs to assist a contracting entity (CE) in identifying potential problems. Avoiding these pitfalls will help CEs stay in compliance with program requirements and receive full reimbursement for eligible expenses. Most of all, preventing these common findings will help you and TDA achieve the goal of making sure that healthy meals and snacks are provided for children. Click the buttons below to view the SFSP or SSO AR Lessons Learned.
Preventing Common Administrative Review Findings
- Set up and use a financial management system.
- Develop a system to keep all the required documents and forms organized and protected from weather incidents (examples include floods and fire) and theft. Schedule time to maintain the paperwork.
- Train employees on the processes implemented and assign duties to follow through with the processes.
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