Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0019
Census 2020 Demonstration Project Policy Memo

The purpose of this memorandum is to advise you of Food and Nutrition Service’s decision to offer state agencies the opportunity to participate in a demonstration project to exclude earned income from temporary employment in the 2020 Census.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2018-0034
Innovation and Evaluation in SNAP Demonstration Projects

This memorandum outlines the approach FNS will begin to take to work with state agencies as they request approval for new demonstration projects or renewal of existing projects, to ensure all active demonstration projects are testing innovative approaches with appropriate evaluations. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2016-0007
State Agency Notification of Major Changes in Program Design Form

This form should be used by state agencies to notify FNS of a major change per the Review of Major Changes in Program Design and Management Evaluation Systems final rule. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0088
Attachments to SP12-2014: RFA for Participation in Demonstration Projects to Evaluate Direct Certification with Medicaid in SY 2014-15

FNS invites state agencies that administer the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program to apply to participate in demonstration projects that will evaluate the effectiveness of conducting direct certification with the Medicaid program.

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-2009-0053
SNAP - Census 2010 Demonstration Project - Exclusion of Earned Income of Temporary Census Employees

The purpose of this memorandum is to advise you of the FNS decision to offer state agencies the opportunity to participate in a demonstration project to exclude earned income from temporary employment in the 2010 census.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2008-0035
Demonstration Authority Required for Non-Merit Employee Interview Projects

This memo provides guidance to State agencies regarding the enactment of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008. FSP announce its conclusion that the best approach to such projects, given the statutory authority, is to approve them as demonstration projects under Section 17 of the Food Stamp Act, instead of using waiver authority under 7 CFR 272.3(c)

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2003-0012
Use of TEFAP Commodities for Demonstrations

It has been determined that TEFAP commodities can be used for demonstration purposes in accordance with current regulations (7 CFR 250.13(a)(7)).

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2000-0002
Census Demonstration

The purpose of this memorandum is to advise you of our decision to offer state agencies the opportunity to participate in a demonstration project to exclude the income of temporary census employees.