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Resource | Policy Memos

SNAP Improvements to Federal Financial Accounting

This communication is intended to provide states with information about a change in the FNS accounting process for obligating SNAP funds.

Resource | Policy Memos

FD-154: TEFAP, CSFP - Cancellation of Policy Memoranda FD-138 and FD-141

In order to update and streamline policy guidance for CSFP and TEFAP, FNS is cancelling Policy Memoranda FD-138 and FD-141.

Resource | Policy Memos

Oversight of Infant Formula Purchase Requirements in WIC

FNS is communicating the following guidance to remind WIC state agencies and WIC authorized vendors of our ongoing commitment to ensure the safety of infant formula purchased in the WIC program, and to prevent stolen infant formula from being purchased with WIC benefits.

Resource | Policy Memos

TEFAP – State Plan Requests and Allocations for FY 24 Farm to Food Bank Projects

The purpose of this memo is to allocate funding for Farm to Food Bank Projects in FY 2024.

Resource | Policy Memos

Work Requirement Policy Resources

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

Resource | Policy Memos

SNAP Provisions of the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 – Questions & Answers #2

FNS is issuing this second set of questions and answers in response to inquiries received from SNAP state agencies concerning implementation of the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023.

Resource | Policy

Initial Implementation Memo: Child Nutrition Program Integrity Final Rule

This memorandum provides initial implementation guidance for the Child Nutrition Program Integrity Final Rule. This memorandum applies to state agencies administering and school food authorities, institutions and sponsors implementing the NSLP, SBP, CACFP, and SFSP.

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

State Guidance on Pandemic 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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Fourth Allocation of Supply Chain Assistance Funds to Alleviate Supply Chain Disruptions in the School Meals Programs

Notice of funding availability, fourth allocation of supply chain assistance funds to alleviate supply chain disruptions in the school meal programs.

SP 19-2023
Resource | Policy Memos

FY 2023 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for SFAs – Notice of Funding Availability

This Notice of Funding Availability announces the distribution of $30 million provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, to state agencies to competitively award Equipment Assistance Grants to eligible School Food Authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program.