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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 | 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 | 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.

Resource | Policy Memos

SNAP Employment and Training Screening and Referral Guidance

FNS provides the attached guidance to state agencies to answer state questions on screening and referral, improve compliance with the regulations, and provide a more accountable E&T program to participants served.

Resource | Notices

Comment Request - Assessing SNAP Participants' Fitness for Work.

FNS will conduct a study to better understand how states determine whether individuals are exempted from work requirements or have good cause for not meeting work requirements due to a physical or mental limitation.

Resource | Federal Register Documents

Comment Request - Serving SNAP Applicants and Participants With Limited English Proficiency

This is a new information collection for the contract SNAP Applicants and Participants with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). 

Resource | Notices

Comment Request - Uniform Grant Application for Non-Entitlement Discretionary Grants

FNS has a number of non-entitlement discretionary grant programs to collect the information from grant applicants needed to evaluate and rank applicants and protect the integrity of the grantee selection process.

Resource | Federal Register Documents

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

FNS proposes to revise SNA regulations that cover the collection and reporting of race and ethnicity data by State agencies on persons receiving benefits from SNAP. 

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

State Guidance on Coronavirus P-EBT in Schools

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.