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Program Administration

FNS issues guidance to support state agencies in operating SNAP. This includes guidance related to:

Newly-released Regulations

Grant Opportunities

Demonstration Projects

Management Evaluations


Customer Service

Data Matches and Sharing

Funding and Cost Allocation

Longitudinal Data Project

  • Longitudinal Data Project (LDP)
    The Longitudinal Data Project (LDP) will establish databases to help support SNAP longitudinal research looking at participation data over time and across state lines. States can find detailed information on this site about the LDP and grant opportunities to support participation.

State Systems and Automation

Other Topics

  • Fees for Collecting Child Support
    Guidance regarding the collection of fees for child support enforcement when there is an issue in interpreting specific provisions of the Food Stamp Act and the Social Security Act. This guidance only concerns individual food stamp recipients who have never received Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC).
Page updated: June 18, 2024