Commodity Distribution Program

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USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Mission is to strengthen the nutrition safety net through commodity distribution and other nutrition assistance to low-income families, emergency feeding programs, Indian Reservations, and the elderly.


Food Distribution Program State Contacts

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Find state level contacts for those responsible for administering all Food Distribution Programs except the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR).


Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)

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CSFP works to improve the health of low-income pregnant and breastfeeding women, other new mothers up to one year postpartum, infants, children up to age six, and elderly people at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA commodity foods. It provides food and administrative funds to States to supplement the diets of these groups.


Commodity Supplemental Food Program Eligibility Requirements & How to Apply

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Find eligibility requirements for those interested in participating in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program(CSFP) of USDA and instructions for applying.


Nutrition Services Incentive Program (NSIP)

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Provides incentives to States and Tribes for the effective delivery of nutritious meals to older adults.


Child Nutrition Commodity Programs

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Helping American agricultural producers by providing cash reimbursements for meals served in schools, as well as providing nutritious, USDA-purchased food for the Child Nutrition Programs.


Commodity Food Fact Sheets & Recipes

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Provides nutrition information and recipes for commodity foods used in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program.