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NAP State Plan of Operations for Puerto Rico

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Date: Oct. 28, 2020

Alberto Fradera Vazquez, Administrator
Administration for the Socio-Economic Development of the Family
Department of the Family
PO Box 8000
San Juan, P.R.  00910-0800

Dear Administrator Fradera Vazquez:

We are writing to inform you of the status of the Puerto Rico Nutrition Assistance Program (NAP), State Plan of Operations (SPO), for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. On Sept. 30, 2020, my office partially approved the FY 2021 NAP SPO and provided funding through Oct. 31, 2020.

We have now completed our comprehensive review of the FY 2021 NAP SPO and the revised budget your agency submitted. I am glad to inform you that we are approving this Plan. The total amount of the FY 2021 NAP grant is $2,037,976,000.

We appreciate you and your agency’s efforts to ensure that vulnerable populations in Puerto Rico are able to access this vital nutrition assistance program. If you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to contact me at or 609-259-5088.


Eric Ratchford
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Mid-Atlantic Region