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.

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Resource | Presentations
Letters to Congressional Committees on HIP

Annual reports to Congress describing the status and results of each HIP pilot from 2009-2012

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0078
Categorical Eligibility Questions and Answers

Attached are questions and answers from Nov. 20, 2009,  Dec. 15, 2009 and Jan. 26, 2010 on the implementation of categorical eligibility and the reporting requirements for categorically eligible households. These questions are in response to inquiries from the States.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0073
Clarification on Census 2010 Demonstration Waivers

Attached are questions and answers in response to common issues raised by states regarding the Census 2010 Demonstration Projects.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0035
Clarification on Exclusion of Retirement Accounts from Resources

This memo clarifies which retirement accounts the Act expressly excludes from resources.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0018
Clarifications of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Certification Provisions - Questions and Answers

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-2009-0070
Further guidance on SNAP - Census 2010 Demonstration Project Income Exclusion

The purpose of this demonstration project is to support the Census Bureau in recruitment and to assist SNAP clients in obtaining valuable work experience that may help lead to greater self-sufficiency.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0030
Implementing a Mini–Simplified Food Stamp Program to Replace Food Stamp Work Requirements with TANF Work Requirements

Attached for immediate distribution to your respective state agencies are questions and answers on implementing a mini–Simplified Food Stamp Program (mini–SFSP) to replace Food Stamp Program (FSP) work requirements with those under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0064
Improving Access to SNAP through Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility

We would like to highlight the potential of expanded categorical eligibility to enhance Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) operations and accessibility.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0011
Economic Stimulus - Adjustments to the Maximum Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Monthly Allotments

Attached are the revised maximum SNAP allotment adjustments under the legislation by household size for the 48 states and DC, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam and the Virgin Islands.