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Resource | Policy Memos FY 2023 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for SFAs – Notice of Funding Availability

This Notice of Funding Availability announces the distribution of $30 million provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, to state agencies to competitively award Equipment Assistance Grants to eligible School Food Authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program.

Resource | Policy Memos SNAP FY 2024 Cost-of-Living Adjustments

This memorandum provides the FY 2024 Cost-of-Living Adjustments to the SNAP maximum allotments, income eligibility standards, and deductions. Under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, COLAs are effective as of Oct. 1, 2023.

Resource | Policy Memos Updated Guidance for Improving State Agency Application Processing Timeliness Rates: Standardizing the Escalation Process

The purpose of this memorandum is to advise state agencies on the steps the Food and Nutrition Service will take to monitor and engage state agencies with poor SNAP initial application processing timeliness rates.

Resource | Policy Memos Summer EBT Eligibility, Certification, and Verification

This memorandum provides information to assist states, tribal organizations, and territories in preparing to implement Summer EBT in 2024.

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Resource | Policy Memos SNAP Provisions of the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 – Questions and Answers #1

FNS is issuing this set of questions and answers in response to inquiries received from SNAP state agencies concerning implementation of Section 311 (a), Section 311 (b), and Section 314 of the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023.

Resource | Policy Memos SNAP Temporary Administrative Waivers Available to State Agencies to Support Unwinding from the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

FNS is issuing this guidance to assist SNAP state agencies planning for the expiration of the federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. FNS recognizes any change in program operations can be challenging to implement and appreciates the work state agencies do to continue to adapt in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. This guidance is for state agency planning purposes and does not signal or confirm when the federal PHE declaration will end.

Resource | Policy Memos CSFP Submission of Additional Caseload Requests and State Plans for 2024

This document provides information on the requirements for submission of additional CSFP caseload requests for states and ITOs wishing to increase their assigned caseload in 2024.

Resource | Policy Memos Guidance for Submitting Amendments to TEFAP State Plans per 7 CFR 251.6

This memorandum provides guidance to TEFAP state agencies on how to submit proposed amendments to their TEFAP state plans as discussed in existing regulations.

Resource | Policy Memos Implementing SNAP Provisions in the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023

FNS is providing guidance for state agencies  implementing SNAP provisions of Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 (the FRA).

Resource | Policy Memos WIC Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustments for 2023

This policy memorandum transmits the WIC Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustments for 2023.

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Page updated: October 14, 2021