Resource | History
Summer Food Service Program History

History of the Summer Food Service Program from 1968 - 2010.

Resource | Policy Memos
FY 2019 TEFAP Funding Memo

TEFAP funding memorandum to state and regional directors

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
MyPlate / MiPlato

MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate, in your cup, or in your bowl. 

Resource | History
A Short History of SNAP

939 – The First Food Stamp Program

Resource | Policy Memos | CACFP10-2017
Taking Food Components Offsite in the At-Risk Afterschool Component of CACFP

The purpose of this memorandum is to extend to the at-risk afterschool component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) the flexibility to take certain food items offsite.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP - Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) Annual Review and Adjustment Waiver for Certain States - Modification and Extension

Due to the impact on SNAP benefits resulting from continuing fluctuations in energy prices, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is modifying the Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) blanket waiver memorandum of October 14,2010 to allow certain States to extend fiscal year (FY) 2010 SUA amounts through March 31, 2011.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP -- Extension of Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) Waiver for Certain States

Due to the impact on SNAP benefits resulting from drastically fluctuating energy prices, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is extending the one-time blanket SUA waiver for an additional 3 months to certain States that would otherwise be ineligible for the waiver in fiscal year (FY) 2011.

Resource | Policy Memos
Treatment of Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance and National Flood Insurance Program Payments in Income Eligibility Determinations for Food and Nutrition Service Programs

This memorandum provides guidance to State administrators in making household eligibility determinations in all nutrition assistance programs administered by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

Resource | Policy Memos
SUA Annual Review and Adjustment Biennial Option

Attached is the USCIS policy on public charge.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP - Standard Utility Allowance (SUA) Annual Review and Adjustment Biennial Option - Blanket Waiver of S 273.9 (dx6)(iii)

It has come to FNS's attention that, due to unusual shifts in utility costs Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to needy families may decrease when States make annual SUA adjustments this year - even if the circumstances of those households remain constant.