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Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2013-0043

A Guide To Starting The Summer Food Service Program In Your Community

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2013-0034

Additional HIP RFA Questions

Additional questions and answers for the HIP request for application issued in March 2010.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2010-0049

Claims For Losses of Donated Foods and Related Administrative Losses - Procedures for the State Distributing Agency

The purpose of this instruction is to establish the general standards and procedures that the state distributing agency must follow in order to ensure that restitution is made for the loss of donated foods, or for the loss or improper use of funds provided for, or accruing from, the distribution of donated foods.

FNS Instruction 410-1 Rev. 2
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0048

CNR 2010: Administrative Payments to Family Day Care Home Sponsoring Organizations

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of these modifications.

CACFP06-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0047

CNR 2010: Nationwide Expansion of At-Risk Afterschool Meals in the CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of this expansion in CACFP.

CACFP04-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0046

CNR 2010: Elimination of Block Claim Edit Checks in the CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the implementation of these modifications.

CACFP03-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0045

2008 Farm Bill Proposed Rule on SNAP Eligibility Certification and E&T Provisions

Information that describes how the agency's combined efforts of outreach funding, monitoring, and national evaluations function to help ensure equal treatment for minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0044

Effects of Busing on Area Eligibility in CACFP, SFSP, and Afterschool Snack and 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.

SP11 CACFP02 SFSP01-2011
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2010-0043

SNAP - Standard Utility Allowance Annual Review and Adjustment Waiver for Certain States

Due to the impact on SNAP benefits resulting from continuing fluctuations in energy prices, FNS is modifying the Standard Utility Allowance blanket waiver memorandum of Oct. 14, 2010 to allow certain states to extend fiscal year (FY) 2010 SUA amounts through March 31, 2011.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0039

Clarification - Issuance of Benefits When Household Is Ineligible in the Initial Month of Application

It has come to our attention that some state agencies are not in compliance with the requirement to issue a household's initial month of benefits within 30 days of the date of application. A survey of a number of states indicates that many state agencies handle initial issuances differently for those households that are determined ineligible for benefits in the month of application (e.g., the household is over income) but eligible for benefits in the subsequent month.