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Resource | Notices

Comment Request - Uniform Grant Application for Non-Entitlement Discretionary Grants

FNS has a number of non-entitlement discretionary grant programs to collect the information from grant applicants needed to evaluate and rank applicants and protect the integrity of the grantee selection process.

Resource | Federal Register Documents

Comment Request - SNAP-Ed National Program Evaluation and Reporting System

This is a new collection to consolidate and improve SNAP-Ed data collecting and reporting, as required in the 2018 Farm Bill.

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 - 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

Child Nutrition Programs: Non-Competitive Technology Innovation Grant Funding

This notice announces the availability of non-competitive technology innovation grant funding, which will be distributed on a formula basis beginning in FY 2021 among all eligible state agencies administering the child nutrition programs and requests comment on this non-competitive approach.

Resource | Proposed Rule

Proposed Rule: Taking Administrative Actions Pending Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Processing

The Food and Nutrition Service seeks to prevent firms authorized to participate in SNAP from delaying administrative actions, such as disqualification or civil money penalties, through submission of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests or appeals. As such, FNS is proposing that FOIA requests and FOIA appeals be processed separately from administrative actions FNS takes against retail food stores. This proposed rule would ensure that retail food stores can no longer use the FOIA process to delay FNS' administrative actions to sanction a retail food store for SNAP violations.

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - WIC FMNP Regulations-Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This collection is a revision of a currently approved information collection for the WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program regulations for the reporting and recordkeeping burden associated with the WIC FMNP regulations.

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - Uniform Grant Application for Non-Entitlement Discretionary Grants

FNS has a number of non-entitlement discretionary grant programs to collect the information from grant applicants needed to evaluate and rank applicants and protect the integrity of the grantee selection process. All FNS discretionary grant programs will be eligible, but not required to use the uniform grant application package.

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: Discretionary WIC Vendor Provisions in the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 - PL 108-265

This final rule amends regulations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children by adding three requirements mandated by the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 in amendments to the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 concerning retail vendors authorized by WIC state agencies to provide supplemental food to WIC participants in exchange for WIC food instruments.

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: FSP Revisions to Bonding Requirements for Violating Retail and Wholesale Food Concerns

This final rule  revises the current bonding requirements imposed against participating retailers and wholesalers who have violated the Food Stamp Program rules and regulations.