Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0127
Temporary Suspension of Claims Collections Guidance

FNS will allow state agencies to suspend SNAP regulations at 7 CFR 273.18(d) by allowing flexibility in the time frame for establishing or disposing of new claims as well as SNAP regulations at 7 CFR 273.18(e)(1) and (e)(5) by not requiring collection of active recoupment of SNAP overpayments, delaying collection on newly established overpayments, and not considering any payments delayed due to this suspension to be delinquent.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP - Changes in Combined Application Project (CAP) Benefit Allotments due to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 increases SNAP benefits by raising maximum allotments to 115 percent of the June 2020 value of the Thrifty Food Plan; effective from Jan. 1, 2021 until June 30, 2021.

Resource | Policy Memos
Pandemic EBT – State Plans for School Year 2020-2021

The Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act (PL 116-159) extends Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) through the end of September, 2021. That means that P-EBT is now available for all of school year 2020-2021.

Resource | Policy Memos
CSFP Caseload Assignments for the 2021 Caseload Cycle and Administrative Grants

The 2021 CSFP Allocation Memorandum includes the 2021 caseload allocations for state agencies and Indian Tribal Organizations based on FY 2020 participation and the level of funding provided in the FY 2021 appropriations. 

Resource | Policy Memos
Fiscal Year 2021 Food and Administrative Funding for The Emergency Food Assistance Program

The Fiscal Year 2021 TEFAP funding memorandum provides guidance on full-year FY 2021 TEFAP food and administrative funding allocations and requests the amount of food funding that States want to convert to administrative funding in FY 2021. The memo also includes information about the amended reallocation process for FY 2020 administrative funds and guidance on the prioritization of use of administrative funds from different sources.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2018-0030
SNAP – Fiscal Year 2019 Cost-of-Living Adjustments

This memorandum provides the fiscal year 2019 Cost-of-Living Adjustments to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program maximum allotments, income eligibility standards, and deductions. Under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 COLAs are effective as of Oct. 1, 2018.

Resource | Notices
Maximum Allotments for the 48 States and DC, and Income Eligibility Standards for the 48 States and DC, AK, HI, GU and the Virgin Islands

The purpose of this notice is to update for Fiscal Year 2000 the maximum allotment levels, which are the basis for determining the amount of food stamps which participating households receive and the gross and net income limits for food stamp eligibility.

Resource | Notices
Food Stamp Program: Maximum Allotments for Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and the Virgin Islands

By this notice, the Department of Agriculture is updating for Fiscal Year 2000 the maximum food stamp allotments for participating households in Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and the Virgin Islands. These annual adjustments, required by law, take into account changes in the cost of food and statutory adjustments since the amounts were last calculated.

Resource | Notices
Maximum Allotments for the 48 States and DC, and Income Eligibility Standards for the 48 States and DC, AK, HI, GU and the Virgin Islands

The purpose of this notice is to update for Fiscal Year 1999 the maximum allotment levels, which are the basis for determining the amount of food stamps which participating households receive and the gross and net income limits for food stamp eligibility.