Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0063
SNAP - Payments to Certain Filipino World War II Veterans - Exclusion from Income and Resources

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 created the "Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund" for certain veterans and the spouses of veterans who served in the military of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will exclude these payments from income and resources when determining eligibility and allotments, and for all other purposes.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0027
SNAP - Implementing the Increased Allotments under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) for Cases not Affected by a Mass Change

It has come to Food and Nutrition Service's attention that although states have incorporated the 13.6 percent increase to SNAP maximum allotments into their systems as a mass change effective April 1, 2009 there are some states where not every household will automatically receive the increase as part of their April allotment due to the limitations of certain state systems.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0022
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act State Administrative Funding Charts

Attached is the stimulus allocation chart showing the allocation amount; this chart may be shared with your states.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2009-0016
SUBJECT: ARRA Benefit Adjustments for Combined Application Projects

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) includes a 13.6 percent increase in maximum Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, which equates to a $24 increase for a one–person household.

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.