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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0109

State Guidance on Coronavirus P-EBT

USDA is committed to providing nutrition assistance to hard-hit families across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. In support of President Biden’s call to action on hunger, USDA announced that it is increasing the Pandemic EBT benefit by approximately 15 percent, providing more money for low-income families and millions of children missing meals due to school and child care closures.

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CSFP Submission of Additional Caseload Requests for 2023

This document provides information on the requirements for submission of additional CSFP caseload requests for states and ITOs wishing to increase their assigned caseload in 2023.

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SNAP - Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents Percentage Exemption Totals for FY 23 - Not Adjusted for Carryover

FNS has estimated the number of new discretionary exemptions each state has earned for FY 2023. States that operated under a statewide waiver of the ABAWD time limit did not earn any new exemptions.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0067

Work Requirement Policy Resources

Here are some resources to find out more about SNAP ABAWDs and related information. 

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Child Tax Credit and SNAP

FNS reminds state agencies to consider opportunities to promote the Child Tax Credits to low-income families.

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Third Allocation of Supply Chain Assistance (SCA) Funds to Alleviate Supply Chain Disruptions in the School Meal Programs

This guidance outlines an additional $471.5 million being provided by FNS to enhance local school districts’ ability to purchase foods for school meals by offering resources needed to address supply chain challenges directly to schools and school districts.

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Memorandum on State Tribal Consultation Best Practices

The purpose of this memo is to provide guiding principles that assist state agencies in meeting regulatory requirements. Effective engagement by state agencies with Tribes is essential to meeting the nutrition needs of citizens of Tribal nations.

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Memorandum on Tribal Consultation Requirements

USDA FNS, Tribes, and SNAP state agencies share goals to improve nutrition and health for American Indians/Alaskan Natives (AI/AN) through nutrition assistance and nutrition education.

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Pandemic EBT - Updated Guidance on Virtual Schools

FNS is updating its guidance to states on P-EBT eligibility for children who enrolled in non-NSLP-participating fully virtual institutions or began homeschooling since the start of the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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Pandemic EBT - State Plans for 2022-2023

USDA’s FNS is releasing new Pandemic EBT guidance to states for school year 2022-23.