Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2020-0008
Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Monthly Distribution Guide Rates By Household Size

FNS Handbook 501, Exhibit O shows the FDPIR Monthly Distribution Guide Rates By Household Size effective September 1, 2021. This document is commonly referred to as the "FDPIR Guide Rate."  

FNS Handbook 501, Exhibit O
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2016-0022
E&T State Plan Handbook

The SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) Plan Handbook provides guidance to state agencies administering and operating the SNAP E&T program on how to prepare and submit their annual plan to FNS for approval.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2021-0067
SNAP E&T Program Toolkit

The purpose of this Toolkit is to provide state agencies with guidance and resources to plan and implement Employment and Training (E&T) Programs under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called the Food Stamp Program). 

 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2020-0131
USDA Foods Program Disaster Manual

This manual contains important information for persons in FNS headquarters, FNS regional offices, and distributing agencies, which include state distributing agencies and Indian Tribal Organizations that are charged with the responsibility of providing USDA Foods to disaster relief organizations in the event of a disaster, emergency, or situation of distress.

Resource | Legislation
PL 75-717 - Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA)

[As Amended Through PL 117–11, Enacted April 23, 2021]
To prohibit the movement in interstate commerce of adulterated and misbranded food, drugs, devices, and cosmetics, and for other purposes. 

PL 75-717
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2019-0098
FNS Handbook 501 for FDPIR

The FNS Handbook 501 provides Indian Tribal Organizations and state agencies guidance on the administration of the food distribution program. The chapters within the handbook cover all aspects of the program including financial management, certification of households, food ordering, and inventory control.

Resource | Legislation
PL 117-2 - American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The American Rescue Plan is delivering direct relief to the American people, rescuing the American economy, and starting to beat the virus. The plan includes funding to:
   - Provide direct relief to Americans
   - Safely reopen schools|
   - Mount a national vaccination program and contain COVID-19

PL 117-2
Resource | Legislation
PL 116-260 - Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021

Making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2021, providing coronavirus emergency response and relief, and for other purposes.

PL 116-260
Resource | Handbooks
FDPIR FY2021 Net Monthly Income Standards

The net monthly income standard for each household size is the sum of the applicable Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) net monthly income standard and the applicable SNAP standard deduction.

Resource | Legislation
PL 116–159 - Continuing Appropriations Act 2021 and Other Extensions Act

The following sums are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and out of applicable corporate or other revenues, receipts, and funds, for the several departments, agencies, corporations, and other organizational units of Government for fiscal year 2021, and for other purposes.

PL 116–159