Resource | Grants
Farm to School Grantee Baseline and Final Reports (2021 Grantees)

Instructions for completing the 2021 Farm to School Grant Baseline and Final Reports.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Receipting TEFAP Fresh Produce

General guidance and instructions for receipting TEFAP Fresh Produce catalog item in Web Based Supply Chain Management. 

Resource | Instructions
SNAP Provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021

On Dec. 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021. Attached is an information memorandum describing the SNAP provisions of that Act.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2020-0130
Guidelines for Policy Statement When Serving Meals or Milk Without Separate Charge

All school food authorities participating in the National School Lunch, Commodity School, School Breakfast, and Special Milk Programs must submit a free and reduced price policy statement pursuant to 7 CFR Part 245.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2020-0116
Grant Close-Out for Farm to School Grantees

The 90-day closeout period is used by grantees to pay outstanding bills, complete the final progress report, and finalize the final SF 425 report. This page summarizes the grant close-out process for Farm to School grantees.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2020-0115
Food Program Report System Assistance for Farm to School Grantees

Basic overview of Food Program Reporting System for new Farm to School Grant recipients.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2020-0108
Automated System for Award Payments (ASAP) Assistance for New Users

This document provides a brief overview of the Automated System for Award Payments (ASAP) for new users so that they may draw down grant award funding.

Resource | Instructions
Refresher on FNS Instruction 709-5: Shipment and Receipt of USDA Foods

This webinar provides USDA Foods recipients, USDA FNS regional offices, and state agencies a refresher on the FNS Instruction 709-5: Shipment and Receipt of USDA Foods. The webinar highlights the five key areas involved with the shipment and receipt of USDA Foods: arranging shipment and delivery, guidance on inspecting the shipment, accepting and receipting the shipment, unloading the shipment, and disposition and replacement of USDA Foods. In addition, E-invoicing in WBSCM and filing complaints is covered.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2019-0024
Shipment and Receipt of USDA Foods

This instruction establishes the general standards and procedures that the state distributing agency, Indian Tribal Organization, or other consignee must follow in receiving shipments of USDA Foods, and conveys established responsibilities for other entities such as USDA Foods vendors and carriers.

FNS Instruction 709-5
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0023
Issues with Application Materials Submission Instructions

On October 6, 2017, we issued a memo regarding SNAP applicants and households who are sending certification materials to the USDA instead of the appropriate SNAP state agency for processing.