Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Title I Agricultural Programs (PL 111-80)

PL 111-80

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0021
Criteria for Determining Household Income Eligibility for TEFAP Foods Intended for Home Consumption

This memorandum is being released on the direction of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012 (PL 112-255), Conference Report 112-284. This policy memo clarifies the TEFAP regulations at 7 CFR Part 251.5(b).  

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0013
Determining Inventory Levels of USDA Foods for Use in TEFAP and Inventory Reporting Requirements

State agencies must exercise diligence to ensure that TEFAP food inventories are managed effectively, efficiently, and without waste. The purpose of this policy memorandum is to provide state agencies with the direction and guidance necessary in maintaining proper inventory levels of USDA Foods for TEFAP, including the estimation of monthly utilization rates for new or bonus USDA Foods for which there are no historical usage records.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0051
Determining Local Agency Reviews

TEFAP state agencies must efficiently manage their resources to meet federal monitoring requirements and promote program integrity. This policy memorandum clarifies the requirements for state agencies to review Eligible Recipient Agencies (ERAs) that receive TEFAP foods and/or administrative funds.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2017-0039
Distribution of TEFAP Foods to Children (Revised)

This memorandum provides guidance on the distribution of USDA Foods under TEFAP to children through Kids Cafe, Backpack, or similar programs.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0048
Eligibility of Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) to participate in TEFAP

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance regarding the eligibility of Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) to participate in TEFAP.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2003-0014
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.

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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2003-0013
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.

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Resource | Legislation
FY 2012 Funding for TEFAP

Fiscal Year 2012 Funding for The Emergency Food Assistance Program

Resource | Legislation
FY 2013 Funding for TEFAP

Three pieces of legislation currently govern the level of food and administrative resources available to TEFAP in FY 2013: the Food and Nutrition Act of2008; the Emergency Food Assistance Act of J 983; and the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013 (i .e., the Continuing Resolution, or P.L. 112-175), which provides funding in FY 2013 at a pro rata share of the FY 20 12 funding level through March 27, 2013.