CLiCS Program Administration

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) manages all Child Nutrition Programs (CNP). These programs are managed using the Cyber-Linked Interactive Child Nutrition System (CLiCS), which offers its services to schools, child care institutions and summer feeding agencies. Information and forms to help sponsors use CLiCS is available on this page. Completed forms and be faxed (651-582-8501) or emailed:

> Enter the Cyber-Linked Interactive Child Nutrition System (CLiCS)

Required nondiscrimination statement:  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form online, at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
  • CLiCS User ID Request Form - 7/15/19
    Use this form to request organization staff to have access to submit claims and manage the online application.
  •  - 6/25/18
    Simple instructions on how to complete, renew or change a program application and complete or adjust a monthly claim for reimbursement online.
  • Instructions for Uploading Files to the Cyber-Linked Interactive Child Nutrition System - 5/29/18
    Instructions for uploading supporting document files to the Cyber-Linked Interactive Child Nutrition System (CLiCS) when completing an application renewal for Child Nutrition Programs.