Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0066
Clarification on Use of the WIC Acronym and Logo

This policy memorandum supplements an Instruction of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, WIC Program – Use of WIC acronym and logo.

WIC 2009-1
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0065
SNAP - Waiver Requests to Eliminate the Interview Requirement Altogether

We recently received a request from a state agency to completely waive the requirement that the state agency conduct an interview at recertification for all households

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0063
SNAP - Extension for Afghani Special Immigrants

FNS guidance of March 20, 2008 provided that the eligibility of Afghani Special Immigrants was in effect through Sept. 30, 2008 under PL 110-161, The Consolidated Appropriations Act  2008.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0062
Reminder Concerning E-Rate Audits by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

We were asked by the FCC to issue a reminder about cooperating with contractors auditing school districts’ receipt of funds under the FCC’s E-Rate fund.  Auditing for the current cycle is scheduled to begin in December 2008. 

SP 04-2009
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0060
Clarifying SNAP Reporting Requirements - "Known to the State agency"

The national office recently has received several questions from regional offices concerning what should be considered "known to the state agency" for SNAP reporting purposes.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0059
Distribution of Donated Foods to Service Institutions Participating in the Summer Food Service Program

In this memorandum, we present several options for consideration by the distributing agency to help ensure that service institutions receive donated foods for use in the summer meals provided in SFSP in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

FD-081
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0058
Clarification of Farm Bill Certification Provisions of SNAP - Questions and Answers #3

Attached are additional questions and answers in response to issues raised by state agencies on SNAP certification and eligibility provisions of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0057
SNAP - Policy Household Member's Name Differs from the Name Contained on the Earnings Statement Used to Verify Income

Policy Household Member's Name Differs from the Name Contained on the Earnings Statement Used to Verify Income. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0056
Quality Control (QC) File Structure Desk Guidelines

FNS staff is working on making improvements to the QC process. One of the major components of the improvements that we are working towards is the development of a paperless work environment for both state and federal QC staff.

QC Policy Memo 09-02
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0055
Consideration of Deductions Not Received at Certification

It has come to our attention that there is confusion over the Quality Control application of the certification policy that allows state agencies to disallow deductions when the households fails to provide requested verification or fails to report an expense after being advised that failure to do so would result in the loss of a deduction.

QC Policy Memo 09-01