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SNAP - Fiscal Year 2020 Cost of Living Adjustments

This memorandum provides the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLA) to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) maximum allotments, income eligibility standards, and deductions. Under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, COLAs are effective as of October 1, 2019.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP08 CACFP02 SFSP02-2019
Update of Food Crediting in the Child Nutrition Programs

This memorandum informs stakeholders on the progress made by the Food and Nutrition Service in updating the food crediting system for all child nutrition programs (CNP), including the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program. This is a first step by FNS towards improving the CNP crediting system to best address today’s evolving food and nutrition environment and meet the needs of those operating and benefiting from the CNPs.

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FMNP Final Policy Memorandum #2011-01 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization 2010: Section 361 Full Use of Federal Funds

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (the Act), Public Law 111-296, was enacted by the President on December 13, 2010. The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of Section 361 of the Act, Full Use of Federal Funds, in the WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP).

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Certification Regarding Drug-Free Workplace Requirements (GRANTS) Alternative I - For Grantees Other Than Individuals

This certification is required by the regulations implementing Sections 5151-5160 of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100-690, Title V,
Subtitle D; 41 U.S.C. 701 et seq.), 7 CFR Part 3017, Subpart F, Section 3017.600, Purpose.

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Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, and Other Responsibility Matters - Primary Covered Transactions

This certification is required by the regulations implementing Executive Order 12549, Debarment and Suspension, 7 CFR Part 3017, Section 3017.510, Participants' responsibilities.