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Montana Agreement and Payment System (MAPS)




School Nutrition Programs

Annual Agreement, Meal Claims, Compliance,
Program Operation Forms
and Food Distribution Program

Link to: DirectCertification Application

MAPS login information – PLEASE READ

Each MAPS user is assigned an individual username/ID. The user creates their own password to enable access to MAPS. If you are unsure if you have access to MAPS or unsure if you need access or have forgotten your username/ID, please contact the OPI School Nutrition Programs office at 406-444-2501.

  • Your username/ID and password are the same for MAPS, DCA, GEMS AND DTS.  This is called a common login.
  • If you reset your password on this page or through the DCA/GEMS or DTS login pages, it will be reset for any of these systems that you access. 
  • Passwords for MAPS expire every 90 days. If you see a warning that your password is going to expire, please click on the 'reset your password' link and follow the onscreen instructions for creating your new password.
  • After 5 failed log in attempts on this page, you will be locked out of MAPS. You will need to contact our office at 406-444-2501 if you have been locked out of MAPS.
  • To reset your password:
    • Click the 'reset your password' link and follow the onscreen instructions.
    • The email address that displays is the email address that is associated with your login information. If your email address has changed or is different than what is displayed, please contact the OPI School Nutrition Programs at 406-444-2501 so that we can update your email address.

MAPS User Roles and Security

MAPS User Roles:

  1. Authorized Representative – View Only
  2. Food Service Director – View Only in SNP with limited modify functionality, View Only in SFSP, and Full Access in Food Distribution
  3. Claim Contact – Full Access to SNP and SFSP (to modify agreements and claims).

You can only access the color tiles that correspond with your security access, i.e. if you have not been set up with access to a program, you will only see a blank tile.

Log ins are tied to a specific PERSON and not the district. Please do not share your login credentials with others. 

If you need to request MAPS access for an employee or request additional access for an employee, please complete and return the MAPS User Access Request form found on the School Nutrition Programs web page at OPI School Nutrition Programs. The Authorized Representative of your program must review and sign all MAPS access requests. Your cooperation in helping to maintain the security integrity of MAPS is greatly appreciated.


Program Updates

MAPS has been designed to consolidate and streamline many program requirements including the Annual Agreement, Monthly Meal Claims and Compliance. MAPS also includes the Food Distribution Program for ordering USDA Commodities.

FFATA Sub-Award Reporting System (FSRS) – FSRS is the reporting tool Federal prime awardees (i.e. prime contractors and prime grants recipients) use to capture and report subaward and executive compensation data regarding their first-tier subawards to meet the federal reporting requirements per the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA). FFATA legislation requires information on federal awards (federal financial assistance and expenditures) be made available to the public via a single, searchable website, which is

 If you have questions about MAPS, please contact the OPI School Nutrition Programs office at 406-444-2501.

Thank you for your dedication in providing nutritious meals to the students in Montana.

Christine Emerson, Director
OPI School Nutrition Programs

“This system is the property of the Office of Public Instruction.  Unauthorized use is a violation of Montana Code Annotated § 45-6-311.  Any and all uses of this system and all files on this system may be intercepted, monitored, recorded, copied, audited, inspected, and disclosed to authorized personnel. By using this system, the user consents to such.  Unauthorized or improper use of this system may result in civil and criminal penalties. By using this system, you indicate your awareness of and consent to these terms and conditions of use.  Do not log in if you do not agree to the conditions stated in this warning.”