Resource | Policy Memos | FD-016
In-Kind Contributions

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide clarification on in-kind contributions, specifically, whether a state’s purchase of additional foods for distribution could be classified as an in-kind contribution.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-012
Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance

The Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2001 (PL 106-398) requires the Department of Defense (DoD) to pay certain low-income service members and their families a family subsistence allowance of up to $500 per month so they will not have to rely on food stamps.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-014
Eligibility of Persons with Disabilities, Elderly, and Public Assistance Recipients

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on determining household income when it involves persons with disabilities, elderly and/or public assistance recipients.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-015
Eligibility of Youth Shelters for TEFAP Commodities

This memorandum is intended to clarify the eligibility of youth shelters for commodities provided under TEFAP. Most youth shelters are eligible to receive TEFAP commodities as charitable institutions serving primarily needy people. For example, many youth shelters house children awaiting placement in foster homes, or children detained while awaiting trial for alleged crimes.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-013
Home Delivery of Commodities

This memorandum provides clarification regarding home delivery of commodities to those elderly, disabled, and homebound individuals that have been determined eligible to participate in FDPIR.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-008
Establishing Processor Inventory Weight for Random Weight Commodities

Frequently, there are considerable differences between this weight and the actual weight for the truckload as shown on the Notice of Shipment or the bill of lading. While we have no specific knowledge that this is occurring with other random weight commodities, we believe that a uniform policy should be developed to ensure that recipient agencies receive full credit for commodities provided to the processor.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-002
Determining School and Child Care Commodity Entitlements

This memorandum describes how commodity entitlements are determined and allocated to states for meals served in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-004
Procedures for Accounting for Rework

This memorandum establishes the procedure for accounting for rework in the further processing of donated foods.

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-005
Procedures for Reimbursing Offshore Transportation Costs of Processed Foods

This memorandum establishes the policy and procedures to compensate offshore destinations for the marine shipping costs associated with further processed end products. Offshore destinations are defined as those state agencies that are not located in the 48 contiguous United States.