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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance USDA Foods Database

Check out this database to access vendor-specific product information for all direct delivered USDA Foods for the National School Lunch Program.

11/09/2023
Resource | Toolkits USDA Foods Toolkit for Child Nutrition Programs

The USDA Foods Toolkit is a collection of valuable resources to assist child nutrition professionals in effectively using their USDA Food entitlement and to help them educate students, staff, and the community about the healthy contributions that USDA Foods provide to their meal programs.

10/20/2023
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Integrated Food Management System (IFMS)

The Integrated Food Management System replaces the legacy, Automated Inventory System. IFMS consolidates food distribution transactions into a seamless, easy-to-use cloud-based platform.

10/11/2023
Resource | Factsheets The Emergency Food Assistance Program Farm to Food Bank Project Grants

The purpose of Farm to Food Bank Projects is to (a) reduce food waste at the agricultural production, processing, or distribution level through the donation of food, (b) provide food to individuals in need, and (c) build relationships between agricultural producers, processors, and distributors and emergency feeding organizations through the donation of food.

09/15/2023
Resource | Guidance Documents FDPIR Monthly Distribution Guide Rates By Household Size

FNS Handbook 501, Exhibit O shows the FDPIR monthly distribution guide rates by household size effective June 1, 2024. This document is commonly referred to as the "FDPIR Guide Rate."  

FNS Handbook 501, Exhibit O
08/16/2023
Resource | Forms FNS-74: Federal-State Agreement Child Nutrition and Food Distribution Programs

This agreement sets out the requirements for administering the child nutrition programs and the food distribution programs.

FNS-74
07/14/2022
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance USDA DoD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

The USDA DoD Fresh program allows schools and ITOs to buy fresh produce. The program is operated by the Defense Logistics Agency at DoD. 

07/12/2022
Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance IFMS User Resources

Active IFMS users can access instructional materials, forms, and helpful references through the IFMS application. These materials are regularly updated to reflect the latest system changes with each release.

02/08/2022
Resource | Factsheets FY 2022 Farm to Food Bank Project Summaries

Project summaries for the 29 TEFAP state agencies that received fiscal year 2022 Farm to Food Bank project funding.

11/10/2021
Resource | Webinars/Videos TEFAP Farm to Food Bank Projects

This webinar provides TEFAP state agencies with information on the Farm to Food Bank Project funding processes for Fiscal Year 2020.  The webinar addresses where Farm to Food Bank Project requirements are found in legislation, regulations, and policy memoranda; outlines the process for amending a TEFAP state plan in order to receive funding; and summarizes state-level responsibilities related to obligating and reporting on any funding received. Viewers will take away a better understanding of the Farm to Food Bank Project process.

10/07/2021
Page updated: October 14, 2021