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Program I: School Food and Nutrition

Program Authorization: National School Lunch Act of 1946; Child Nutrition Act of 1996 as amended

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the School Food and Nutrition Program is to provide reimbursement to eligible sponsors of child nutrition program and ensure the accountability of sponsors according to federal regulations.

The goal of the School Food and Nutrition Program is to improve the health and welfare of Louisiana's children by administering and funding the federal child nutrition programs which provide nutritious meal service to eligible participants.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

1. The School Food and Nutrition Program will ensure the provision of basic nutrition to eligible participants in Louisiana by ensuring those individuals in approved settings will receive nutritious meals according to federal regulations in FY 1998-99.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded with federal funds by the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the National School Lunch Act of 1946 and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, as amended.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$207,571,476

0

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$207,571,476

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$207,571,476

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 100% of the existing operating budget. It represents 98.5% of the total request ($210,695,166) for this program. The recommended budget is less than the requested budget because further review by the Department of Education indicated there was no documentable increase in projected clients.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have funding for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

OTHER CHARGES

$151,198,407

 

School lunch meal entitlement to local school districts

$54,620,033

 

School breakfast meal entitlement to local school districts

$119,933

 

Special milk entitlement to local school districts

 

 

 

$205,938,373

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$1,633,103

 

School lunch, breakfast and milk entitlement to state schools and Department of Corrections

 

 

 

$1,633,103

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.


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