School and Community Nutrition

Online Reporting

Published: 6/27/2018 8:18 AM

Child Nutrition Information and Payment System (CNIPS)
CNIPS is the School and Community Nutrition web-based system for online reporting.  A comprehensive help manual is available upon login via the Help link. To access the system please click here or browse to To request access to CNIPS please complete the CNIPS Security Agreement.

CNIPS Claims Upload Tool-POS File Specifications 

POS vendors operating in Kentucky are welcomed to provide a data extract file for upload into the CNIPS claims upload tool. To request the specifications and assistance in testing the results, please contact Tim Cooper at

Claim Form - Excel
Claim Form - Adobe



Mike Sullivan
Office of Finance and Operations
Division of School and Community Nutrition
2 Hudson Hollow Rd., Suite B
Frankfort, KY 40601-4311
(502) 564-5625 Ext 4930
Fax (502) 564-5519
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