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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2020-0093

SNAP COVID-19 Emergency Allotments Guidance

USDA has issued guidance to states in implementing FFCRA of 2020 which provides for the issuance of emergency allotments based on a public health emergency declaration by the Secretary of HHS under the Public Health Service Act related to an outbreak of COVID-19 when a state has also issued an emergency or disaster declaration.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0109

State Guidance on Coronavirus P-EBT

USDA is committed to providing nutrition assistance to hard-hit families across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. In support of President Biden’s call to action on hunger, USDA announced that it is increasing the Pandemic EBT benefit by approximately 15 percent, providing more money for low-income families and millions of children missing meals due to school and child care closures.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

SNAP Retailer Reminder - Store Inventory & Trafficking

Minorista SNAP: no compre el inventario de su tienda con los beneficios del programa SNAP; Esto es traficar y es ilegal.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0119

SNAP Extension of COVID-19 Administrative Flexibilities: January 2022 and Beyond

Provides information on how states can request to implement or extend certain COVID-19 administrative flexibilities beginning on Jan. 1, 2022.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Retailer Requirements to Provide Online Purchasing to SNAP Households

At this time, only certain states are operating with online purchasing capabilities. FNS is working with other states interested in expanding online purchasing. 

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2020-0135

Online Purchasing for Retailers – Technical Questions and Answers

All retailers, including internet retailers, must abide by the FNS retailer stocking requirements in order to be authorized. In addition, SNAP-eligible retailers who want to add online shopping to their ecommerce platform must meet online purchasing requirements. If you have additional questions, please see the following technical assistance questions and answers.

Resource | Technical Assistance

Farmers' Markets Accepting SNAP Benefits

These resource materials provide the names and locations of farmers’ markets that were authorized to accept SNAP benefits during particular months.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

SNAP Retailer Reminder - Store Inventory & Trafficking

SNAP Retailers: Do Not Buy Your Store Inventory with SNAP Benefits; This is Trafficking and it is Illegal.

Resource | Federal Register Documents

Information Collection: SNAP Waivers Under the Food and Nutrition Act

This collection is a revision of a currently approved collection of information relating to a time limit of the receipt of benefits under SNAP for certain able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs) who are not working.

Resource | Federal Register Documents

Correction: Proposed Rule: SNAP-Revision of Civil Rights Data Collection Methods

This document contains a correction to a proposed rule that was published in the Federal Register on June 27, 2022. The rule proposes to revise SNAP regulations that cover the collection and reporting of race and ethnicity data by state agencies on persons receiving benefits from SNAP.