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Basic page Healthy Meals Incentives for Schools

The Healthy Meals Incentives Initiative seeks to improve the nutritional quality of school meals through food systems transformation, SFA recognition and technical assistance, the generation and sharing of innovative ideas and tested practices.

Basic page HMI Recognition Awards for School Food Authorities

The recognition awards will spotlight innovative practices, student and community engagement activities, and strategies schools have used to provide meals that are consistent with the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 

Resource | FAQs/Q&As Summer EBT Questions & Answers

These Q&As provide additional information on program administration, eligibility, certification, verification, and EBT benefits. They expand upon previously released Summer EBT guidance and answer the most frequently asked questions of the Summer EBT Program.

Landing Child Nutrition Success Stories

Read about successful and innovative child nutrition programs across the country.

Basic page 2024 Summer EBT Implementing States, Territories, and Tribes

List of states, territories, and tribal nations that plan to launch Summer EBT in 2024.

Resource | Grants Getting Your Grant Package Together

Webinar for applicants assembling their 2024 Farm to School Grant applications.

Resource | Policy Memos Procuring Local Meat, Poultry, Game and Eggs for Child Nutrition Programs

Recently, FNS has received a number of questions related to buying local meat, poultry, game, and eggs; this memorandum seeks to clarify the regulatory requirements related to food safety and answer specific questions related to these products with a series of questions and answers.

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Resource | Policy Memos Initial Guidance Regarding Food Benefits for Implementation of the Summer EBT Program by Indian Tribal Organizations Administering WIC

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 authorized a permanent, nationwide Summer EBT Program beginning in 2024. This memorandum provides information to assist Indian Tribal Organizations in preparing to implement Summer EBT.

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Summer EBT Questions & Answers for EBT Processors

This question and answer document provides technical assistance on issues directly related to SNAP EBT processors – and those working with such processors – on implementing Summer EBT.

Page updated: October 14, 2021