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Resource | Policy Memos

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program: Allocation of Funds for FY 2023

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide funding allocation amounts for all state agencies for FY 2023; to provide information on funding requirements and deadlines; and to serve as a reminder of important program requirements.

SP 12-2022
Resource | Policy Memos

CSFP: Revised Maximum Monthly Distribution Rates to Return to Full Vegetable Issuance

This memorandum provides return to the full issuance of eight units of vegetables or soup in CSFP food packages for May 2022 distributions and beyond.

Resource | Policy Memos

CSFP: Caseload Assignments for the 2022 Caseload Cycle and Administrative Grants

This memorandum and attached chart, Attachment A, provide 2022 caseload assignments for CSFP.

Resource | Policy Memos

CSFP: Tentative Caseload Assignments for the 2022 Caseload Cycle

This memorandum and attached chart, Attachment A, provide 2022 tentative caseload assignments for CSFP.  

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0123

CSFP 2022 Income Guidelines

This memorandum transmits the 2022 Income Guidelines for state agencies and Indian Tribal Organizations in determining the eligibility of individuals applying to participate in CSFP.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0113

CSFP: Updated Guidance on Temporary Food Package Issuance

This memorandum provides an update to the temporary issuance of Commodity Supplemental Food Program food packages with less vegetables due to issues with vendors' ability to supply canned vegetables. 

Resource | Policy Memos

Child Nutrition: Questions and Answers related to COVID-19

USDA has issued a series of question and answer documents on flexibilities and waivers for the child nutrition programs intended to support effective operations and provide meals, while also supporting social distancing in order to reduce the exposure to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0089

CSFP Submission of Additional Caseload Requests and State Plans for 2022

This document provides information on the requirements for submission of additional CSFP caseload requests for states and ITOs wishing to increase their assigned caseload in 2022.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0091

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Operations for SY 2021-22 during COVID-19

This memorandum includes questions and answers intended to provide clarification on the operation of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program during implementation of alternative child nutrition program operations throughout school year 2021-22 due to the continued novel coronavirus public health emergency.

SP19-2021
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0076

COVID-19 Waiver Requests Submitted Prior to December 31, 2020

This memorandum clarifies that individual state agency waiver requests submitted to FNS in calendar year 2020 requesting flexibilities in the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Summer Food Service Program, Special Milk Program for Children and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program during the COVID-19 public health emergency that have not been approved or denied prior to Dec. 31, 2020, will no longer be considered active requests. 

SP17 CACFP15 SFSP09-2021