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WIC FMNP and SFMNP FY 2022 Guidance Package

This guidance provides resources that state agencies may use when considering next steps and set forth instructions for submitting state plan amendments that involve operational changes such as electronic solution proposals and/or WIC FMNP waiver requests.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0023

WIC and WIC FMNP - American Rescue Plan Act - Program Modernization

This Informational memorandum signals USDA FNS’ intent to set forth efforts in support of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The Act provides $390 million for FY 2021, to remain available through FY 2024, to carry out outreach, innovation, and program modernization efforts, including appropriate waivers and flexibility, to increase participation and redemption of benefits.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0025

WIC 2021-2022 Income Eligibility Guidelines

This memo is inform FNS regional offices and state agencies of the release of the 2021-2022 WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines. The 2021-2022 Income Eligibility Guidelines are used by state agencies in determining the income eligibility of persons applying to participate in WIC. 

WIC Policy Memorandum: #2021-5
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0026

Implementation of WIC FMNP Waiver Provisions in the Continuing Appropriations Act 2021

This policy memorandum provides further guidance on the WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program programmatic waivers as authorized under the Continuing Appropriations Act 2021 and Other Extensions Act, in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

WIC Policy Memo #2021-4
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0187

Implementation of WIC and WIC FMNP Waiver Extension Provisions in the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act

This policy memorandum provides further guidance on the WIC programmatic waivers as authorized under the Continuing Appropriations Act 2021 and Other Extensions Act in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

WIC Policy Memo #2021-1
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0059

FMNP Waiver Authority under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act provides WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program state agencies, including participating Indian Tribal Organizations and U.S. Territories, the opportunity to request a waiver of WIC regulatory requirements.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2015-0050

Updated Nondiscrimination Statement for FMNP State Agencies

This policy memorandum transmits changes from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights regarding the appropriate nondiscrimination statement to use on Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) materials. This policy memorandum supersedes, Civil Rights Memorandum, USDA Nondiscrimination Statement Update, dated May 24, 2013, and the last issued FMNP Policy Memorandum 2010-1 dated April 15, 2010. 

2016-1
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0014

Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Section 361 Full Use of Federal Funds

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of Section 361 of the HHFKA, Full Use of Federal Funds, in the WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program.

FMNP Final Policy Memorandum #2011-01
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0023

Implementation of PL 108-265

This policy memorandum authorized the implementation of the nondiscretionary WIC FMNP provisions as contained in PL 108-265.

FMNP 2004-1
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0057

Maximum Penalty/Fine for Misuse or Illegal Use of FMNP Funds, Property or Assets

The purpose of this policy memorandum is to advise you of a legislative change that affects the WIC FMNP regulations concerning the maximum penalty for misuse or illegal use of FMNP funds, assets or property.

FMNP Policy Memorandum #2002-3