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Resource | Webinars/Videos

Using USDA Foods in Disasters, Emergencies, and Situations of Distress

This webinar is intended for state distributing agencies and FNS regional office staff and highlights how USDA Foods may be used in congregate feeding or disaster household distribution during a disaster, emergency, or situation of distress response. We discuss the importance of planning, preparation and communication before, during and after a disaster response.

Resource | Webinars/Videos

FDPNE Performance Progress Report

Starting in fiscal year 2020, FNS is requiring all grant recipients to use a standardized form to submit their grant performance progress reports. This video walks you through the new performance progress report form and explains what information will be collected for FDPNE grants. 

Resource | Fact Sheets

FY 2020 Farm to Food Bank Project Summaries

During the inaugural year of Farm to Food Bank Project funding, FNS allocated $3,752,000 amongst the 19 TEFAP state agencies that submitted plans to implement Farm to Food Bank Projects. These 19 state agencies are identified in this resource. 

Resource | Technical Assistance

FDPIR Flexibilities for Indian Tribal Organizations and State Agencies

During an emergency situation such as the COVID-19 public health emergency, there are flexibilities available to Indian Tribal Organizations and state agencies that administer FDPIR to assist them in continuing to provide food to people in need. FDPIR is available to assist current participants and those who may become newly eligible for the program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0026

Q&As related to COVID-19: WIC and the Food Distribution Programs

With the recent passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to assist with the novel coronavirus public health emergency,  WIC received an increase in funding for the program as well as increased ability to provide states with the flexibilities they need to support mothers, infants and children that rely on WIC.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0025

TEFAP Flexibilities for State Agencies

During an emergency situation such as the COVID-19 public health emergency, there are flexibilities available to TEFAP state agencies to assist them in continuing to provide food to people in need. Implementing TEFAP flexibilities can be achieved simply by submitting a written explanation (i.e., state plan amendment) to the FNS regional office for expedited review and approval.

Resource | Fact Sheets

FDPNE Grant Program Factsheet

This factsheet provides an overview of the Food Distribution Program Nutrition Education (FDPNE) grant program.  

Resource | Forms

AD-1049: USDA Certification Regarding Drug-Free Work Place Requirements Alternative I - For Grantees Other than Individuals

FNS Form AD-1049 is the USDA Certification Regarding Drug-Free Work Place Requirements (GRANTS) Alternative I - For Grantees Other than Individuals

AD-1049
Resource | Forms

FSA-21: Public Voucher - Commodity Programs

State agencies apply for reimbursement using Form FSA-21, submitted to the appropriate FNS regional office for approval. 

FSA-21