Resource | Policy Memos | SP11 CACFP02 SFSP01-2011
Effects of Busing on Area Eligibility in the CACFP, SFSP, and Afterschool Snack and the Seamless Summer Option served through NSLP

This supersedes the May 20, 2003, version of the policy memo, Effects of Busing on Area Eligibility. In addition to programs originally provided for under this guidance, this memorandum adds the Seamless Summer Option to this policy.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP25 CACFP11 SFSP10-2010
Q&As on Extending Categorical Eligibility to Additional Children in a Household

This memorandum provides questions and answers relating to policy memorandum SP 38-2009, CACFP 08-2009, SFSP 07-2009, Extending Categorical Eligibility to Additional Children in a Household, dated August 27, 2009.

Resource | Policy Memos
Treatment of TANF-Funded Subsidized Employment Income Implementation Date and Quality Control Treatment

This policy applies to all TANF-funded subsidized employment paid to SNAP clients or applicants in the form of wages, regardless of the source of TANF funding, including but not limited to funds available to States and Indian tribes through the Emergency Contingency Fund for State TANF programs.

Resource | Policy Memos | SP22-2010
Categorical Eligibility: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families

This is a reminder of the statutory and regulatory requirements for categorical eligibility for the Child Nutrition Programs based on receipt of benefits from each state’s Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program. Section 9(b) (12) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act restricts categorical eligibility to those TANF programs with standards that are comparable to or more restrictive than those in effect on June 1, 1995.

Resource | Policy Memos
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Clarification on SNAP Eligibility for Haitians granted Temporary Protected Status

Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has received multiple inquiries as to whether certain Haitian nationals granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) are eligible for SNAP benefits.

Resource | Policy Memos
Treatment of TANF-Funded Subsidized Employment Income

It has come to our attention that a number of States have begun using the Emergency Fund to develop and implement a wide range of subsidized employment efforts. In addition to the Emergency Fund program, subsidized employment may be funded under the regular TANF block grant or State Maintenance of Effort (MOE) funds.

Resource | Policy Memos
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Using Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility to Exclude Refundable Tax Credits Permanently

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) created or expanded many refundable tax credits to help families struggling with the economic crisis; the intent was not to make it harder for these families to become eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)