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Letter on Mandatory SNAP E&T

FNS has prepared a letter to each State Commissioner, along with an appendix of additional resources, detailing the federal requirements state SNAP agencies must meet to operate a mandatory SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) program. 

Financial Review Requirements in the CACFP

This webinar provides state agencies with guidance for implementing the financial review requirements in the Child and Adult Care Food Program that were codified through the Child Nutrition Program Integrity final rule. 

SNAP Corrective Action Plan State Requirements

To address deficiencies in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program administration, FNS regulations require state agencies to implement corrective action plans. This document covers corrective action planning procedures, requirements, and deadlines for state agency performance as indicated by quality control data.

HMI Recognition Award
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USDA Awards $10 Million to Spark Innovation in Regional School Food Systems

USDA’s FNS awarded a total of $10 million in grants through its partners – Full Plates Full Potential and the Illinois Public Health Institute – as part of USDA’s $100 million Healthy Meals Incentives Initiative. The initiative empowers schools to continue serving delicious, healthy meals that give students nutrition to grow and thrive.

07/10/2024
NSLP, SMP, SBP - National Average Payments/Maximum Reimbursement Rates

This notice announces the annual adjustments to the national average payments, the amount of money the federal government provides states for lunches, afterschool snacks, and breakfasts served to children participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs; to the maximum reimbursement rates, the maximum per lunch rate from federal funds that a state can provide a school food authority for lunches served to children participating in the National School Lunch Program; and to the rate of reimbursement for a half-pint of milk served to non-needy children in a school or institution that participates in the Special Milk Program for Children.

CACFP: Payment Rates and Reimbursement Rates (July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025)

This notice announces the annual adjustments to the national average payment rates for meals and snacks served in child care centers, outside-school-hours care centers, at-risk afterschool care centers, and adult day care centers; the food service payment rates for meals and snacks served in day care homes; and the administrative reimbursement rates for sponsoring organizations of day care homes, to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index. 

Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods (July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025)

This notice announces the national average value of donated foods or, where applicable, cash in lieu of donated foods, to be provided in school year 2025 (July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025) for each lunch served by schools participating in the National School Lunch Program, and for each lunch and supper served by institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

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