Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0109
State Guidance on Coronavirus P-EBT

USDA is committed to providing nutrition assistance to hard-hit families across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. In support of President Biden’s call to action on hunger, USDA announced that it is increasing the Pandemic EBT benefit by approximately 15 percent, providing more money for low-income families and millions of children missing meals due to school and child care closures.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2021-0059
Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021: Effect on Child Nutrition Programs - REVISED

This memorandum provides notice to child nutrition program operators regarding Sections 743, 764, 767, and 789 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021 enacted on Dec. 21, 2020. This revised memorandum applies to state agencies administering, and local organizations operating the federal child nutrition programs. It is revised to correct the timeframe intended by Congress for Section 743.
 

SP 11 -2021, CACFP 10 -2021, SFSP 06 -2021
Resource | Product Information
Household Programs USDA Foods Product Information Sheets: Fruits

This page includes links to all the Household USDA Foods Product Information Sheets for the Fruits food group. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Sharing Gallery: Recipe Criteria

Materials in the USDA Foods programs' sharing galleries are shared to help agencies provide more nutrition and food information to CSFP participants.  This page explains the inclusion criteria for recipes to be included in the sharing galleries.  

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
CSFP Sharing Gallery: Inclusion Criteria

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low-income persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods. Materials in the CSFP sharing  gallery are compiled to help agencies provide more nutrition and food information to CSFP participants.  This page describes the inclusion criteria for resources displayed in the CSFP Sharing Gallery.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Delivery Order Status Reports

The Delivery Order Status reports from WBSCM provide detail on orders throughout the delivery cycle. The reports are posted monthly and delivery order status data is current as of the report date.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
SNAP Logo Guidance

This document provides information about use of the SNAP logo.

Resource | Newsletters
E-letter Archive

The Dirt, USDA’s Office of Community Food Systems monthly E-letter is chock full of updates, webinar info, relevant news, and field notes. Check out the archives, below, to explore grantee success stories, resource highlights, and Census facts.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2020-0093
SNAP COVID-19 Emergency Allotments Guidance

USDA has issued guidance to states in implementing Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, which provides for the issuance of emergency allotments (supplements) based on a public health emergency declaration by the Secretary of Health and Human Services under section 319 of the Public Health Service Act related to an outbreak of COVID-19 when a state has also issued an emergency or disaster declaration.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0126
SNAP - Waive Fair Hearing Timelines Guidance

FNS is allowing states flexibility regarding fair hearing timeframes. As needed, state agencies may extend the fair hearings process up to 120 days from receipt of the request for fair hearings that were already in process or for which requests are received from March 1 through May 31, 2020.