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Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2018-0032

Menu Planner

The Menu Planner for School Meals: School Year 2018-2019 is a comprehensive guide for local school nutrition professionals to assist them with developing healthy, safe, affordable, and appealing school meals and snacks that meet the meal pattern requirements.

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

FNS Handbook 310, the Quality Control Review Handbook-October 2021

This handbook provides procedures for conducting quality control (QC) reviews of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) cases. The first chapter contains general provisions and definitions.

Resource | Handbooks

FDPIR FY2022 Net Monthly Income Standards

The net monthly income standard for each household size is the sum of the applicable Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) net monthly income standard and the applicable SNAP standard deduction.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2020-0008

Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Monthly Distribution Guide Rates By Household Size

FNS Handbook 501, Exhibit O shows the FDPIR monthly distribution guide rates by household size effective Oct. 1, 2021. This document is commonly referred to as the "FDPIR Guide Rate."  

FNS Handbook 501, Exhibit O
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2016-0022

E&T State Plan Handbook

The SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) Plan Handbook provides guidance to state agencies administering and operating the SNAP E&T program on how to prepare and submit their annual plan to FNS for approval.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2021-0067

SNAP E&T Program Toolkit

The purpose of this Toolkit is to provide state agencies with guidance and resources to plan and implement Employment and Training (E&T) Programs under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called the Food Stamp Program). 

 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2020-0131

USDA Foods Program Disaster Manual

This manual contains important information for persons in FNS headquarters, FNS regional offices, and distributing agencies, which include state distributing agencies and Indian Tribal Organizations that are charged with the responsibility of providing USDA Foods to disaster relief organizations in the event of a disaster, emergency, or situation of distress.

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 | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Mealtimes With Toddlers in the CACFP

Learn more about providing meals and snacks for toddlers by watching these short videos. 

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

La hora de la comida con los niños de 1 a 2 años en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos

Estos recursos de La hora de la comida con niños de 1 a 2 años en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos (CACFP, por sus siglas en inglés) ayudan a los proveedores del CACFP a cumplir con los requisitos del patrón de comidas y a crear ambientes positivos durante las comidas con los niños de 1 a 2 años.   

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