SFAs must follow procurement procedures for all purchases for goods or services that are supported in whole or in part with non-profit food service account funds. Following proper procurement procedures helps ensure that procurements are fair, open, and competitive.
The OPI School Nutrition Programs conducts procurement monitoring and training to assist districts with compliance of the rules. 

All procurement in the Child Nutrition Programs must comply with:

  • 2 CFR 200;
  • USDA Program regulations (7 CFR Part 210, Part 215, Part 220, Part 225, Part 226, Part 245, and Part 250 as applicable);
  • State law, regulations, and policies that are not in conflict with Federal requirements; and
  • Local law, regulations, and policies that are not in conflict with Federal requirements.


For questions about School Nutrition Programs procurement, contact OPI School Nutrition Programs at 406.444.2501. 

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