Resources for COVID-19
USDA Guidelines on Using Existing Authority to Implement SFSP and SSO Meal DeliveryQ&As from the USDA on the logistics of delivering meals through the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) while using existing authority.
With the COVID-19 pandemic’s dual health and economic crises, natural disasters, and voter suppression — both subtle and overt — voting in 2020 could be more complicated than ever for people around the country.
Elections matter. This is particularly true for the 2020 election, billed as the election of our lifetime. Few could have predicted that the election would occur during a public health and economic crisis created by COVID-19 and a nationwide racial reckoning sparked by the police killing of George Floyd.
FRAC’s report, Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation, released this week, finds that over 1.4 million children received a supper through the Afterschool Nutrition Programs in October 2019, an increase of 6.5 percent, or 86,900 children, from October 2018. Almost 48,000 afterschool programs across the country provided a supper, a snack, or both through the Afterschool Nutrition Programs in October 2019, an important indicator of access to afterschool nutrition.
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- ArchivedGetting Food Stamps to Hungry Families on Time: Federal Rules and the High Performance Bonus for Timeliness
This archived brief from 2005 highlights timeliness incentives for SNAP applications.Read the report
The Food Research & Action Center and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities conducted a rapid assessment project to document the development and implementation of P-EBT benefits covering the spring of 2020. This report, by Kone Consulting, identifies the various approaches states took to implement P-EBT in the spring and summer of 2020, as well as key preliminary lessons state officials and other stakeholders have learned. This information will help states to strengthen implementation efforts when Congress extends this option for the FY2020-2021 school year.Read the report
- Interactive Data Tool
Launch page to open interactive map and tables for 2020 summer nutrition reports (with data on summer programs in July 2019)Read the report
The Food Research & Action Center and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities conducted a rapid assessment project to document the development and implementation of P-EBT benefits covering the spring of 2020.Read the report