Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0043
SNAP Cash Payment Pilot Projects and Work Supplementation or Support Programs Benefits

This memorandum clarifies how SNAP benefits should be treated in determining eligibility for CSFP and TEFAP when the benefits are provided through SNAP Pilot Projects or SNAP Work Programs.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0068
Allowability of Participant Payments and Contributions for Foods Donated by the USDA and/or Non-USDA Sources

This memorandum clarifies FNS regulations and policies regarding the allowability of requiring payment and soliciting contributions (i.e., "payments" or "pay") in exchange for foods from FNS program participants.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0031
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Clarification Regarding the ARRA Disregard and Impact on Overissuances

Attached are questions and answers in response to issues raised by the states, through various discussions, concerning SNAP provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (PL 111-5), which was enacted on Feb. 17, 2009.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0022
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act State Administrative Funding Charts

Attached is the stimulus allocation chart showing the allocation amount; this chart may be shared with your states.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0051
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act State Administrative Funding Charts for FY 2010

On March 6, 2009, FNS allocated the FY 2009 funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This is to allocate the funds for FY 2010

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0016
SUBJECT: ARRA Benefit Adjustments for Combined Application Projects

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) includes a 13.6 percent increase in maximum Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, which equates to a $24 increase for a one–person household.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0059
Use of TEFAP Administrative Funds for Expenses Associated with Foods Secured From Other Sources

This memorandum is being issued to emphasize that states may use TEFAP administrative funds to pay for direct and indirect expenses associated with both the distribution of TEFAP foods and of foods secured from other non-federal sources, as set out in 7 CFR 251.8(e)(1). Foods secured from other sources is defined as any foods not obtained from USDA food assistance programs.