Conferences & Training

The National CSFP Association Annual Conference is the stage for bringing together USDA, local and state agencies, nutritionists, advocates and program support teams that are all working in collaboration to strengthen CSFP services. The conference provides many opportunities to learn, share ideas, identify challenges and solutions, address program policy issues, review the latest in nutrition and gain insights into emerging concerns and initiatives.  Participation provides you with the opportunity to expand your personal and/or organizational network while enhancing your skills and knowledge. 

2024 Conference “Going to Bat for Seniors”

This year’s conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, August 25th – 28th. See links below for more details!
NCSFPA Conference Announcement
USDA letter of support
Online Registration
Printable Registration Form and Draft Agenda

Webinar Series

Select video recordings are available to members here.
Aug 2023 – Oasis
July 2023 – Advocacy
June 2023 – Caseload
May 2023 – FNS191
Apr 2023 – Nutrition
Mar 2023 – Link2Feed
Feb 2023 – Meet the Board
Jan 2023 – Conference Planning
Dec 2022 – The FNS-153 Report
Nov 2022 – Waitlists
Oct 2022 – The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health
Sept 2022 – By-Laws
Aug 2022 – Membership
July 2022 – Door Dash
June 2022 – A Day in the Life
May 2022 – Home Delivery
April 2022 – Welcome to NCSFPA Office Hours
Video Training Series from the State of Michigan (CSFP and TEFAP)
October 2020 – Covid19 Innovations – recording available to members here.

Knowledge Share

Do you have any documents or best practices to share? Please contact us to have your information included here!

Converting from OLD to NEW food packages, from Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Access the CSFP Sharing Gallery (USDA site) here.

Past Conferences

2023 Conference: “All Shook Up for Seniors” was held October 1-4 at the Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel in Memphis, TN. Presentations from the conference are available here to NCSFPA members. You must be logged in to see the presentations.

2019 Conference: “50 Years Great – State to State” was held Jun 9-12 at the Westin Alexandria in Alexandria, VA. Presentations from the conference are available here to NCSFPA members. You must be logged in to see the presentations.

2018 Conference: “Nourishing the Golden Years” was held at the Sanibel Harbour Marriot Resort and Spa in Fort Myers, Florida, May 20-23, 2018. Presentations from this conference will be added here as they become available.

2017 Conference: “All Jazzed Up for Seniors” was held March 12 -15, 2017 at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans, LA. Presentations from this conference will be added here as they become available.

2015 Conference: “Change, Challenge, Opportunity” The 2015 NCSFPA Annual Conference was held Oct 18-20, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina. Thank you to everyone that participated and helped make this a successful conference.

2014 Conference:“Liberating Seniors from Hunger” The NCSFPA would like to thank everyone who attended and participated in the  2014 conference held in Philadelphia, PA    October 26-28, 2014.
NCSFPA Conference Agenda Program

2013 Conference: “CSFP: Lighting the Way Into the Future” was held in Salt Lake City, Utah October 27-29, 2013. The highlights of this conference included USDA, NCSFPA, CSFP updates and special presentations from the Utah Food Bank, key note speaker Mel Gardner presenting “Understanding Those We Serve” and Rob Wesemann, CMHC “How to Avoid Burnout”. You will find most of these presentations in the Members Area of the website.
Letter to State Agency Directors 2013 NCSFPA Conference from USDA FNS

2012 Conference: The 2012 conference was held in Chicago, IL. with the theme “Reaching New Heights in CSFP”. Conference topics included Nutrition, Advocacy, New York State Fresh Produce, National Hunger Partners, Caseload Management and Outreach, NCSFPA Overview and the Annual Business Meeting. The USDA FNS presentations were presented via webinar at a later date.  All presentations are now posted in the Members Area of the website.

2011 Conference  The 2011 conference was held in San Francisco, California with the theme “Building the Communication Bridge”. This conference featured programs on nutrition, advocacy, CSFP 101 for new members, State and Local Agency messaging tools and several USDA workshops including caseload management, WBSCM and Management Evaluations.