Resource | Grants | Assessing/Improving Operations
Research Grants to Improve Food Stamp Program Access Through Partnership and Technology: 2001 Program Evaluation Summary

In 2001, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) awarded $3.7 million in grants to 14 organizations in 11 States to improve Food Stamp Program access through partnerships and new technology. These projects generally aimed to improve access among the elderly, immigrants, the working poor, and other hard-to-reach groups. The projects used a variety of approaches, including targeted advertising campaigns through community media outlets, informational web sites, computer-assisted pre-screening for eligibility, and direct application assistance.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Combined Application Projects

A Government Partnership to Increase Food Stamp Program Participation among the Elderly and Disabled.

Resource | Report
Report to Congress: Evaluation of the USDA Fruit and Vegetable Pilot Program

Evaluation of the USDA Fruit and Vegetable Pilot Program: Report to Congress. By Jean C. Buzby, Joanne F. Guthrie, and Linda S. Kantor. Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Program, Food and Rural Economics Division, Economic Research Service, USDA.

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Sample Application Verification Summary – Single Application

Sample Application Verification Summary – Single Application

Resource | Instructions
Sample Application Verification Summary – Multiple Applications

Sample Application Verification Summary – Multiple Applications

Resource | Instructions
Instructions for Completing SFA Verification Summary Report

Instructions for Completing SFA Verification Summary Report

Resource | Forms
Edit Conditions for the SFA Verification Summary Report (FNS-742)

Edit Conditions for the SFA Verification Summary Report (FNS-742)

Resource | Instructions
Nutrition Education: USDA Provides Services through Multiple Programs, but Stronger Linkages among Efforts Are Needed

GAO Report to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry U.S. Senate on Nutrition Education: USDA Provides Services through Multiple Programs, but Stronger Linkages among Efforts Are Needed

Resource | Nutrition Education
Fruits & Vegetables Galore: Helping Kids Eat More

Fruits & Vegetables Galore is a tool for school foodservice professionals packed with tips on planning, purchasing, protecting, preparing, presenting and promoting fruits and vegetables. Use Fruits & Vegetables Galore to help rejuvenate your cafeteria with colorful fruits and vegetables. Dress up your serving line to draw attention to fruits and vegetables to encourage children to make these selections.

Resource | Technical Assistance
Single Audit Process

The Single Audit Act and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-133, “Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations,” govern the auditing of Federal awards made to non-Federal entities. The purpose of this pamphlet is to provide basic information on the single audit process in straightforward and concise language. Users should refer to the Circular and other referenced documents for the language of the actual requirements.