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Resource | Waivers

WIC - Medical Documentation Waiver

Pursuant to the authority granted in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, FNS approves state agencies to waive medical documentation through May 31, 2020.

Resource | Notices

Child Nutrition Programs Income Eligibility Guidelines (2013-2014)

This Notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals and free milk for the period from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: FDPIR Income Deductions and Resource Eligibility - Approval of Information Collection Request

This document announces approval of an information collection requirements (ICR)  associated with the  final rule entitled Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations: Income Deductions and Resource Eligibility was published on Aug. 27, 2013.

Resource | Interim Final Rule

Interim Rule: NSLP and SBP Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in Schools as Required by the HHFKA of 2010; Approval of Information Collection Request

The interim rule entitled National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in Schools as required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 was published on June 28, 2013. 

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: SNAP Trafficking Controls and Fraud Investigations

The rule entitled Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Trafficking Controls and Fraud Investigations was published on August 21, 2013. The ICR for this rule approved the creation of a new information collection, which has been assigned the OMB Control Number 0584-0587. The Office of Management and Budget cleared the associated ICR on Sept. 23, 2013. This document announces the approval of the ICR.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0092

ABAWD Question and Answers

Attached are questions posed by state agencies and Food and Nutrition Service responses that provide clarification on SNAP policy surrounding time-limited participation for ABAWDs.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2013-0091

USDA Farm to School Team Site Visits - FAQs

-- When were the school districts selected for 2010 site visits?
-- How did the USDA Farm to School Team engage with the partners that assisted with farm to school implementation during the 2010 site visits?
-- How did the state agencies participate in the 2010 site visits?
-- Did the Farm to School Team meet with area farmers during their 2010 visits?
-- Will there be an opportunity for the USDA Farm to School Team to visit more schools in the future?
-- Will information from the 2010 site visits be shared publicly in some format?

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0090

School Food Service Account Revenue from the Sale of Non-Program Foods

School program regulations at 7 CFR 210.14 (f) require all revenue from the sale of non-program foods to accrue to the nonprofit school food service account. Non-program food is defined as food sold in a school at any time or location on the school campus (other than reimbursable meals) purchased using funds from the non-profit school food service account.

SP13-2014
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2013-0089

Financial Management - CACFP

CACFP funds are provided to assist State agencies through grants and other means to initiate and maintain nonprofit food service Programs for eligible children and adult participants in nonresidential institutions that provide care. This Instruction establishes program standards, principles and guidelines for financial management.

Resource | Research | Assessing/Improving Operations

WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2012

This report is a census of women, infants, and children who were participating in the WIC program in April, 2012. The report includes information on participant income and nutrition risk characteristics, and estimates breastfeeding initiation rates for WIC infants.