Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Websites for State Policy Manuals
Resource | FAQs/Q&As
Additional HIP RFA Questions

Additional questions and answers for the HIP request for application issued in March 2010.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0045
2008 Farm Bill Proposed Rule on SNAP Eligibility Certification and E&T Provisions

Information that describes how the agency's combined efforts of outreach funding, monitoring, and national evaluations function to help ensure equal treatment for minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

Resource | Legislation
Child Nutrition Act of 1966

[As Amended Through PL 111–296, Effective Dec. 13, 2010]
To strengthen and expand food service programs for children.

PL 111–296
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0044
Effects of Busing on Area Eligibility in CACFP, SFSP, and Afterschool Snack and Seamless Summer Option served through NSLP

This supersedes the May 20, 2003, version of the policy memo, Effects of Busing on Area Eligibility. In addition to programs originally provided for under this guidance, this memorandum adds the Seamless Summer Option to this policy.

SP11 CACFP02 SFSP01-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0043
SNAP - Standard Utility Allowance Annual Review and Adjustment Waiver for Certain States

Due to the impact on SNAP benefits resulting from continuing fluctuations in energy prices, the Food and Nutrition Service is modifying the Standard Utility Allowance blanket waiver memorandum of Oct. 14, 2010 to allow certain states to extend fiscal year (FY) 2010 SUA amounts through March 31, 2011.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0039
Clarification - Issuance of Benefits When Household Is Ineligible in the Initial Month of Application

It has come to our attention that some state agencies are not in compliance with the requirement to issue a household's initial month of benefits within 30 days of the date of application. A survey of a number of states indicates that many state agencies handle initial issuances differently for those households that are determined ineligible for benefits in the month of application (e.g., the household is over income) but eligible for benefits in the subsequent month.

Resource | Info Sheets
Promoting Fruits and Vegetables in Schools: Wellness Policy Opportunities

Promoting Fruits and Vegetables in Schools: Wellness Policy Opportunities

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0042
Teacher Modeling in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

In response to several inquiries, this memorandum provides guidance on the allowable consumption of FFVP fruits and vegetables by teachers.

SP08-2011
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2010-0040
Fees for Lunchroom Services

This Instruction sets forth the policy regarding fees, other than the basic meal charge, assessed against children participating in the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and Special Milk Programs to support the meal or milk service.