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More Summer Smiles Web Images

A suite of SUN programs branded and unbranded images (300x250 pixels) to promote available summer nutrition services on websites and as digital ads.

Initial Implementation Memorandum: Child Nutrition Programs - Meal Patterns Consistent With the 2020-2025 DGAs

On April 25, 2024, FNS published the final rule, Child Nutrition Programs: Meal Patterns Consistent With the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This rule includes minor updates to the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program to better align Child Nutrition Program requirements. These updates represent continued progress toward supporting the nutrition quality of school meals, strengthening the Child Nutrition Programs, and advancing USDA’s commitment to nutrition security. 

More Summer Smiles Social Media Content

This organic social media content can be used by USDA FNS partners and stakeholders. Partners and stakeholders can tailor the post text to fit their specific goals and audiences.

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024: Effect on Child Nutrition Programs

This memorandum provides notice to child nutrition program operators regarding Sections 739, 747, 748, 769, and 770 of Division B of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024, enacted on March 9, 2024. This memorandum applies to state agencies administering, and local organizations operating, the federal CNPs.

FY 2024 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants – Notice of Funding Availability

This Notice of Funding Availability is to distribute $10 million to state agencies to competitively award Equipment Assistance Grants to eligible school food authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program. This NOFA with its attachment provide guidance on the grant awards, funding, funding goals, period of performance, award/award timelines, administration and reporting for these grants.

Disaster SNAP Guidance

Policy guidance, lessons learned, and toolkits to operate a successful D-SNAP program.

SUN Bucks (Summer EBT) Application Information Session

This recorded session gives a brief overview of USDA’s partnership with Nutri-Link, discusses how the new SUN Bucks (Summer EBT) application works, and describes how the application can supplement state and ITO efforts to certify eligible children for Summer EBT benefits.

SNAP Quality Control Annual Reports

These SNAP and Food Stamp Program Quality Control annual reports present official quality control error rates and other statistical data derived from SNAP QC reviews conducted for each fiscal year.

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