Simply CNIPS RENEWAL 2014 Kentucky Department of Education CACFP Child Nutrition Information and Payment System
CNIPS HOME PAGE: Sign IN! User Manual! HELP! PASSWORD!
Sponsor Application Continued….. Birthdate (NEW) Birthdate (NEW)
CHECK AFTER READ!
When your sponsor application is complete, the system will tell you that your work has been saved. CLICK on the “Finish” Button
Notice the green check. That is GOOD! Remember: You need four green checks before you can submit your application packet to the State Agency Board of Directors is next! If nothing has changed on your Board of Directors, Move to Budget
Let’s Work on the SPONSOR BUDGET DETAIL! Click on “Modify”
Total is Gathered from the TOTAL of last year’s CACFP reimbursement None of the Budget Gets Auto-Populated From Last Year! Total of last year’s Food, Labor, and Supplies. Yearly Cost. NOT Monthly Leave BLANK This Amount MUST BE a NEGATIVENumber. You always have to SPEND more than your REIMBURSEMENT!
“Zeros” go here for 99% of you! Pull Number Down from Section A Line 1 Check the Box AFTER Reading Thoroughly ONLY IF THE STATE AGENCY REQUESTS! Click “SAVE”
The Budget has been SAVED Click “Finish”
Do you have three GREEN check marks? Let’s Skip Down to the Site Application! You did it!!
SKIP OVER THE NEXT ITEM “CHECKLIST” (We will return after the Site Application) Click on “Site Application”
ALL information pre-populates on every site sheet. Look through to make sure all the information is current and correct.
Click “Finish” Now
Let’s Go Back and Work on Our ChecklistItems! Click on “Details” next to Checklist
Here is Your List of Checklist Items. The Statement of Authority and the Management Plan need to be downloaded into your computer, completed, and then uploaded back into the system!
Click on the Blue Link of the document in the checklist you want to download.
Click on the word “DESKTOP” to select the place to save your document to. DESKTOP
Click on the word “Save” at the bottom of the page to save the document to your computer desktop. Save STATEMENT OF AUTHORITY
A box will appear, letting you know your download is complete. Click “Open” to begin working on your document.
When you go back to your checklist, click on the paperclip to UPLOAD your document back into the system. Click on the Paperclip
1. Click on “DESKTOP” to find all of the documents on your desktop 2. Click on the Document you want to UPLOAD. 3. Click “OPEN”
A Box will appear letting you know that your document is in the system! Click “Finish”
SUCCESS! Your uploaded document will show up on the checklist page!
Check mark the box after you have completed and uploaded each document Always hit “SAVE”after you are finished!
*IF YOU HAVE A FOOD SERVICE/CATERING CONTRACT, YOU WILL ALSO HAVE A CATERING CONTRACT CHECKLIST ITEM UNDER THE SITE NAME. You must click on the site name Blue Hyper- link
*IF YOU HAVE A FOOD SERVICE/CATERING CONTRACT, YOU WILL ALSO HAVE A CATERING CONTRACT CHECKLIST ITEM. You must check the Make sure all checklist item boxes are checked 1. Click “SAVE” 2. Click “Finish” 3. Click “Back”
Four GREEN Checks and One RED “Submit for Approval” button means You have an application PACKET (including the site application) that is READY to SUMBIT!
1.After you have submitted your application, the packet status will read “Submitted for Approval.” 2. An email will be generated, notifying you that your application has been submitted. 3.The State Agency will review and either 1. APPROVE or 2. SEND BACK to you with needed corrections. You will receive an email from us with further instructions.