This memorandum consolidates and clarifies select disaster/emergency policies and procedures applicable to the CSFP, the FDPIR, and TEFAP.
The purpose of this policy memorandum is to clarify the options available to state distributing agencies or recipient agencies in assigning value to USDA donated foods for audit purposes.
Further Clarification on the Prohibition Against Explicitly Religious Activities As Part of TEFAP and CSFP Activities
The purpose of this memorandum is to provide clarification on “explicitly religious activities” and provide specific examples related to The Emergency Food Assistance Program and the Commodity Supplemental Food Program.
Questions and Answers Related to the 7 CFR Part 16: Equal Opportunity for Religious Organizations Final Rule
This memorandum answers questions to assist state, local, and eligible recipient agencies in implementing the provisions of the Final Rule and is being released in conjunction with Policy Memorandum FD-142: Further Clarification on Explicitly Religious Activities.
The purpose of this memorandum is to implement the revised threshold for conducting audits, as established in the Office of Management and Budget’s Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements.
The revised policy memo requires supplemental reporting from processors and requires state verification of credits provided by the processor to the SFA. Processors wishing to continue participation in the pilot will have to sign the attached revised NPA amendment to extend their participation in the pilot.
Written Notice and Referral Requirements for Beneficiaries Receiving TEFAP and CSFP Benefits from Religious Organizations
The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify the written notice and referral requirements for religious organizations that receive USDA Foods or administrative funding as part of The Emergency Food Assistance Program or the Commodity Supplemental Food Program.