Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2010-0023
Merit Staff Questions and Answers Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

A number of states and regional offices have approached FNS with further questions about the use of non-merit staff in the SNAP application and recertification process. These questions primarily revolved around the use of temporary non-merit staff and staff funded with non-SNAP funds. The following Questions and Answers are meant to further clarify questions raised by states and regional offices and also expand upon prior guidance.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2010-0015
The Department of Defense Appropriations Bill Clarification to Administrative Funding Question

Attached is the second set of question and answers in response to issues raised by the States through various discussions, concerning Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funding through the Department of Defense (DoD) Appropriations Act of 2010 (PL 111-118).

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0002
Federal Support for Enrollment and Application Processing Costs Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Under Secretary Kevin Concannon sent a letter to all state SNAP Commissioners on Nov. 20, 2009 setting forth the Department's concern that outsourcing functions of the SNAP intake and application process has resulted in more complex and cumbersome enrollment procedures that have not furthered the mission of the program.