FRAM (Free Reduced Application Management)

The FRAM (Free and Reduced Application Management) module provides the tools for processing applications and approving federal meal service assistance for students. Users can use FRAM to complete the following tasks:

For more information about creating and managing Meal Benefits Applications (including Online Meal Benefits Applications), see the Setting up Online Meal Benefit Applications article.

The Campus Point-of-Sale module provides additional tools for food service functionality. The FRAM module works with the Point-of-Sale module (when used), but it should be recognized that these areas can be used independently.

FRAM Letters

Topic

Tool

Letter Formats

FRAM Letter Editor

Letter Languages

FRAM Letter Editor

Creating a Letter

FRAM Letter Editor

Modifying the Letter Format

FRAM Letter Editor

Copying Letters

FRAM Letter Editor

Deleting Letters

FRAM Letter Editor

Printing a Sample Letter

FRAM Letter Editor

Generating Letters

FRAM Letter Editor

Examples of Letter Templates

FRAM Letter Editor

Student Eligibilities

Household Application Expiration and Eligibility End Dates

Importing Eligibility Data Files

Topic

Tool

Basic Import File Requirements

Eligibility Import Wizard

Extending Direct Certification to Other Students in a Household

Eligibility Import Wizard

Importing Unique Eligibility Statuses for All Students

Eligibility Import Wizard

Importing the Same Eligibility Status for All Students

Eligibility Import Wizard

State-Level Imports

Eligibility Import Wizard

Using the Eligibility Import Wizard

Eligibility Import Wizard

Re-using Saved Import Mappings

Eligibility Import Wizard

Eligibility Import Report Examples and Description

Eligibility Import Wizard

Setting FRAM Preferences

Topic

Tool

Application Preferences - Application Preferences relate to Meal and Educational Benefits applications, canned reports and Process Inbox messages.

FRAM Preferences

Verification Preferences - Verification Preferences are used to set default letter configurations.

FRAM Preferences

Permission Preferences - Permission Preferences allow districts to create a permission type. This allows the application signer to authorize the district permission to share their child(ren)'s free/reduced eligibility with other district staff members.

FRAM Preferences

Federal Income Guidelines for Meal Service Attendance

Topic

Tool

Viewing the Income Guide

Income Guide

Meal Status Display

Income Guide

Household Applications

Topic

Tool

Screen Example and Field Definitions

Household Applications

Entering New Household Applications

Household Applications

Amending Household Applications

Household Applications

Copying Household Applications

Household Applications

Excluding Household Applications

Household Applications

Deleting Household Applications

Household Applications

Viewing Household Applications

Household Applications

Adding People to a Household Application

Household Applications

Adding Household Members as Students

Household Applications

Removing People from a Household Application

Household Applications

Printing Eligibility Notification Letters

Household Applications

Online Applications

Topic

Tool

Setting up Online Meal Benefit Applications

System Administration

Viewing Pending Online Applications

Online Applications

Searching Pending Online Applications

Online Applications

Processing an Online Application

Online Applications

Suspending an Online Application

Online Applications

Viewing Processed Applications

Online Applications

Creating and Editing Custom Online Application Letter Templates

Online Application Editor

Submitting Meal Benefits Applications via the Portal

Campus Portal

Verifying Applications

FRAM Reports

Topic

Tool

Eligibility Report - This report displays students and their eligibility information.

FRAM Reports

FRAM Letter Batch Report - This report generates letters to be sent to parents/guardians, indicating whether or not students were approved for free/reduced-priced meals.

FRAM Reports

Household Applications Report - This report generates the FRAM applications of households approved for free and reduced-priced meals.

FRAM Reports

Lunch Counts Report - This report generates lunch count information related to the lunch counts feature of the student Attendance tool.

FRAM Reports

Tool Rights

Topic

Tool

FRAM Tool Rights

FRAM

 

 

 

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