Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0089
FD-146: Questions and Answers about Distribution Procedures in TEFAP

This memorandum provides information on current flexibilities in distribution procedures that are available for state agencies that administer TEFAP. 

FD-146
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0099
Policy Cancellation Memorandum

FNS is cancelling Policy Memoranda FD-010, FD-027, FD-028, FD-029, FD-032, FD-053, FD-055, FD-071, FD-073, FD-074, FD-083, FD-086, FD-087, FD-090, FD-105, and FD-115. The guidance provided by these memoranda are either outdated, obsolete, or otherwise captured in more current memoranda.

FD-147
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0001
CSFP: Final Caseload Assignments for the 2020 Caseload Cycle and Administrative Grants

On Dec. 20, 2019, President Trump signed the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 which provides $245 million for CSFP for FY 2020. Based on this funding level, FNS is issuing a final national caseload allocation of 736,110 for the 2020 caseload cycle. This amount is equal to the 2019 national caseload allocation. FNS is allocating final caseload and administrative grants as provided in this memo. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0009
CSFP: Income Guidelines for 2020

This memorandum transmits the 2020 Income Guidelines for state agencies and ITOs in determining the eligibility of individuals applying to participate in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0012
TEFAP – Farm to Food Bank Projects State Plan Requests and Fiscal Year 2020 Allocations

This memo provides guidance to TEFAP state agencies on how to amend their state plans in order to be eligible for FY 2020 Farm to Food Bank Project funding.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0003
Changes to the CACFP as Mandated by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act

The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 amends a number of provisions in the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act. This letter provides implementation guidance on the provisions contained in PL 104-193 which affect the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Welfare Reform Advisory Memo #2
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1997-0014
Overclaims Resulting From Misclassification of Tier I Family Day Care Homes in CACFP

Attached is a memorandum to be issued to the state agencies responsible for administering the CACFP. The purpose of the memorandum is to provide guidance for use by state agencies on determining when to assert an overclaim against a sponsoring organization for misclassification of a day care home as a tier I home.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1992-0010
Implementation of PL 102-342 Provision on Proprietary Title XX Center Participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

Section 17(a) of the National School Lunch Act (NSLA) previously allowed the participation of a proprietary Title XX child care center “if such organization receive[d] compensation under such title for at least 25 percent of the children for which the organization provides such nonresidential day care services.”

 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1993-0011
Child and Adult Care Food Program - Group Day Care Homes

It has come to our attention that several states are allowing child care conducted in buildings which are not private residences to be considered day care homes for purposes of CACFP. This memorandum clarifies our policy on the participation of group and family day care homes.

 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-1994-0001
Family Day Care Homes

This memorandum follows up on our Oct. 8, 1993 memorandum on day care homes and is intended to reaffirm the policy on rental homes. The memorandum did not specifically address this issue and as a result a number of questions have been asked.