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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

USDA Support for School Meals

USDA Support for School Meals Infographic

Resource | Guidance Documents

Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP): Implementation of American Rescue Plan Act Grants

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (PL 117-2, ARPA) provided USDA with $50 million to implement SFMNP initiatives to maintain and improve supply chain resiliency, which also improves the nutrition security of eligible participants.

Resource | Federal Register Documents

Comment Request - Food Programs Reporting System

This is a collection for the electronic submission of programmatic and financial data through the Food Programs Reporting System (FPRS).

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.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2020-0093

SNAP COVID-19 Emergency Allotments Guidance

USDA has issued guidance to states in implementing FFCRA of 2020 which provides for the issuance of emergency allotments based on a public health emergency declaration by the Secretary of HHS under the Public Health Service Act related to an outbreak of COVID-19 when a state has also issued an emergency or disaster declaration.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2007-0022

Questions and Answers on Alternate Protein Products

The term "Alternate Protein Product" is the name used by FNS to identify products meeting requirements set forth in Appendix A of the NSLP, SBP, SFSP, and the CACFP within the section entitled Alternate Protein Products.

Resource | Forms

Meal Benefit Income Eligibility Form

Instructions for Child and Adult Care Food Program Centers, Sponsoring Organizations and Family Day Care Home Providers