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Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023)

This notice announces the national average value of donated foods or, where applicable, cash in lieu of donated foods, to be provided in school year 2023 for each lunch served by schools participating in the National School Lunch Program, and for each lunch and supper served by institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Resource | Federal Register Documents

Comment Request - Uniform Grant Application Package for Discretionary Grant Programs

This is a revision of a currently approved collection. The purpose of the Uniform Grant Application Package for Discretionary Grant Programs is to provide a standardized format for the development of all Requests for Applications for discretionary grant programs released by FNS and to allow for a more expeditious OMB clearance process.

Resource | Notices

Comment Request - 2023 Farm to School Census

This notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this information collection. The Farm to School Census provides the only nationally-representative data available on farm to school participation and activities in the United States and has been previously conducted in 2013, 2015 and 2019.

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FNS Information Collection Needs Due to COVID-19; Comment Request for Extending Approval for OMB #0584-0654

FNS is seeking public comment on its intent to ask the Office of Management and Budget to extend approval of the information collection under OMB approval #0584-0654 from Jan. 31, 2022 until Aug. 27, 2023.

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Information Collection: 2023 Farm to School Census

The 2023 Farm to School Census will collect and synthesize data from a national census of school food authorities to better understand the characteristics of SFAs participating in farm to school and the scope and details of the activities they engage in ( e.g., local food procurement, gardening, agriculture education).

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Comment Request - Additional Information To Be Collected Under the Uniform Grant Application Package for Discretionary Grant Programs for TEFAP Reach and Resiliency Grants

FNS plans to add TEFAP Reach and Resiliency Grants to its list of approved programs under the Uniform Grant Application for Non-Entitlement Discretionary Grants,  and intends to collect additional information for the TEFAP Reach and Resiliency Grants outside of what is currently in the uniform package. 

Resource | Notices

Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods (July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022)

This notice announces the national average value of donated foods or, where applicable, cash in lieu of donated foods, to be provided in school year 2022 for each lunch served by schools participating in the National School Lunch Program, and for each lunch and supper served by institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

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TEFAP: Availability of Foods for FY 2021

This notice announces the surplus and purchased foods that the Department expects to make available for donation to states for use in providing nutrition assistance to the needy under TEFAP in FY 2021. The foods made available under this notice must, at the discretion of the state, be distributed to eligible recipient agencies for use in preparing meals and/or for distribution to households for home consumption.

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FDPIR - 2018 Farm Bill Demonstration Project for Tribal Organizations: Solicitation of Proposals

FNS is soliciting proposals from eligible Tribal Organizations to participate in a demonstration project to purchase agricultural commodities for FDPIR. Tribal organizations will be selected on a competitive basis and funding will be awarded through a self-determination contract.

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - Generic Clearance for the Special Nutrition Programs Quick Response Surveys (SNP QRS)

This collection is a revision of a currently approved collection to conduct short, quick-turnaround surveys of state and local agencies providing food, education, and other services in the Child Nutrition and Supplemental Nutrition and Safety programs administered at the federal level by the Food and Nutrition Service.