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.
FY22 PTIG Webinar #2
FY22 PTIG Webinar #1
A webinar for state agencies about tools available to aid in the transition back to normal child nutrition program operations.
USDA Deputy Under Secretary Stacy Dean says thank you to our National School Lunch Heroes.
This document provides information to states to assist in the development of state plans to operate P-EBT for school children and children in child care during a covered summer period.
These questions and answers provide more information about the USDA Foods Database.
Pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 are eligible. They must meet income guidelines, a state residency requirement, and be individually determined to be at "nutritional risk" by a health professional.
Child Nutrition Emergency Operational Costs Reimbursement Programs: State Agency Implementation Plan Template and Q&A Guidance
This memorandum announces the release of the state agency supplemental implementation plan templates for use in the Child Nutrition Emergency Operational Costs Reimbursement Programs.
During this webinar, FNS shared statewide waivers available at state agency request to assist program operators in transitioning to normal operations for Summer 2022 and statewide waivers available for operational and administrative flexibilities for the upcoming school year.