Resource | Report
SNAP Redemptions Report, FY 2013-2019

Comparison of SNAP Authorized Farmers and Markets FY 2013 and FY 2020.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2019-0049
Q&As on SNAP E&T Provisions of the Farm Bill

The attached questions and answers are in response to changes made by Section 4005 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, enacted on December 20, 2018, to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training program and certain Able-bodied Adults without Dependents work policies.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2019-0098
FNS Handbook 501 for FDPIR

The FNS Handbook 501 provides Indian Tribal Organizations and state agencies guidance on the administration of the food distribution program. The chapters within the handbook cover all aspects of the program including financial management, certification of households, food ordering, and inventory control.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0090
Employment and Training Resources Available to States

The SNAP Employment and Training program, administered by all 53 state agencies, helps participants gain the skills, training, or work experience they need to enter, reenter, or remain in the workforce. The program is flexible. State agencies can tailor services and supports to the needs of SNAP participants and the communities in which they live.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
Seeding Success: Buying and Serving Local Food

Part Three of the Seeding Success Webinar Series: Finding, Buying Selling, and Serving Local Food.


Resource | Webinars/Videos
Basic Guidelines for SNAP Retailers

Basic Guidelines for SNAP Retailers video.  This video explains how to prepare your store to accept SNAP benefits, including training requirements for everyone who works in your store, and describes how SNAP benefits can and cannot be used.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Electronic Benefits Transfer Online Purchasing Pilot Request for Volunteers

This Request for Volunteers combines the need to conduct a pilot project with the extensive groundwork started by an FNS industry work group in 2010-2011, and invites retailers currently operating websites that sell SNAP-eligible foods and that meet the inventory requirements to be authorized as a SNAP retailer, to apply for participation in the projects. 

Resource | Webinars/Videos
SNAP Retailer Authorization Video

SNAP Retailer Authorization video.  This video explains how you can apply to accept SNAP benefits and what you can expect during the eligibility process.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
SNAP Transactions and Payment

SNAP Transactions and Payment video.  This video explains how you can obtain equipment for accepting SNAP benefits, and how you'll receive payment for a SNAP purchase.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
Information for Cashiers When Accepting SNAP Benefits

Information for Cashiers When Accepting SNAP Benefits video.  This video provides an overview of SNAP for people who work in SNAP-authorized stores, describes the steps for a successful SNAP EBT purchase, and explains the Dos and DON'Ts of the Program.