Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0070
Routine Checks with Neighboring States to Prevent Duplicate Participation and Performing Deceased and Prisoner Verification Matches

The purpose of this memo is to address concerns regarding individuals receiving SNAP benefits who are not eligible, due to dual participation, because they are deceased or because they are incarcerated.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0059
Automatic Revocation of Tax-Exempt Status

The purpose of this memorandum is to outline the procedures for each food distribution program in addressing organizations that have lost tax-exempt status for failing to meet IRS filing requirements.

FD-118
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0052
FY 2011 Reporting Expenditures of SNAP Funding in Connection With A-133 Single Audits

This memorandum provides guidance on reporting expenditures of SNAP funds in order to comply with reporting requirements of Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133 and OMB guidance implementing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 .

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0007
Guidance in Crediting for, and Use of Donated Foods in Contracts with Food Service Management Companies

The purpose of this policy memorandum is to provide guidance in ensuring compliance with requirements in Subpart D of 7 CFR Part 250 with respect to crediting for, and use of donated foods in contracts with food service management companies (FSMCs).

FD-080
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2010-0049
Claims For Losses of Donated Foods and Related Administrative Losses - Procedures for the State Distributing Agency

The purpose of this instruction is to establish the general standards and procedures that the state distributing agency must follow in order to ensure that restitution is made for the loss of donated foods, or for the loss or improper use of funds provided for, or accruing from, the distribution of donated foods.

FNS Instruction 410-1 Rev. 2
Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2010-0023
Merit Staff Questions and Answers Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

A number of states and regional offices have approached FNS with further questions about the use of non-merit staff in the SNAP application and recertification process. These questions primarily revolved around the use of temporary non-merit staff and staff funded with non-SNAP funds. The following Questions and Answers are meant to further clarify questions raised by states and regional offices and also expand upon prior guidance.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2010-0015
The Department of Defense Appropriations Bill Clarification to Administrative Funding Question

Attached is the second set of question and answers in response to issues raised by the states through various discussions, concerning Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding through the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2010.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0002
Federal Support for Enrollment and Application Processing Costs

Under Secretary Kevin Concannon sent a letter to all state SNAP Commissioners on Nov. 20, 2009 setting forth the Department's concern that outsourcing functions of the SNAP intake and application process has resulted in more complex and cumbersome enrollment procedures that have not furthered the mission of the program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0001
School Food Authorities Acting as a Collective Unit in the Control and Use of Donated Foods (Revised)

This memorandum clarifies the requirements and options for School Food Authorities acting as a collective unit (including school co-ops or consortia) in performing activities relating to donated foods. It also clarifies the requirements for the distributing agency with respect to such SFAs.

FD-067, SP15-2010