Resource | Policy Memos
Claims For Losses of Donated Foods and Related Administrative Losses - Procedures for the State Distributing Agency (FNS - Instruction 410-1)

The purpose of this instruction is to establish the general standards and procedures that the state distributing agency must follow in order to ensure that restitution is made for the loss of donated foods, or for the loss or improper use of funds provided for, or accruing from, the distribution of donated foods.

Resource | Fact Sheets
SY13 November 15 Commodity File Report

SY13 November 15 Commodity File Report

Resource | Notice
Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods (July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011)

This notice announces the national average value of donated foods or, where applicable, cash in lieu of donated foods, to be provided in school year 2011 (July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011) for each lunch served by schools participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), and for each lunch and supper served by institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-053, FD-071, FD-105
Setting aside the Commodity Acceptability Reporting Requirement

In an effort to reduce reporting burden, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is setting aside the requirement in 7 CFR 250.13(k) that the distributing agency submit a commodity acceptability report (form FNS-663) to FNS, utilizing information collected from recipient agencies in the National School Lunch Program, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, the Commodity Supplemental Food program, the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, and the Nutrition Services Incentive Program.

Resource | Policy Memos
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Clarification on SNAP Eligibility for Haitians granted Temporary Protected Status

Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has received multiple inquiries as to whether certain Haitian nationals granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) are eligible for SNAP benefits.

Resource | Forms
Introduction to the Food Programs Reporting System (FPRS) and FNS-153 Data Entry

Introduction to the Food Programs Reporting System (FPRS) and FNS-153 Data Entry

Resource | Rule
CSFP: Amendment Removing Priority Given to Women, Infants, and Children Before the Elderly in Program Participation

This final rule amends the regulations for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) by removing the priority given to women, infants, and children before the elderly in program participation.

Resource | Presentations
Inventory Management

Effective inventory management ensures that there are enough foods in your State to serve participants.

Resource | Presentations
Food Ordering

Food Ordering

Resource | Policy Memos | FD-101
Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund Payments

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (PL 111-5) created the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Fund for certain veterans, or surviving spouses of veterans, who served in the military of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during World War II. Section 1002(c) of PL 111-5 directs the Secretary of Veteran Affairs to provide one time payments of up to $15,000 to eligible individuals.