CACFP MapperView the tool.
This interactive map identifies areas that qualify as summer food or seamless summer sites through census data, and allows users to explore other demographics including median income, race, English as a Second Language, and housing information.View the tool.
This fact sheet includes information on eligibility, participation, reimbursement and funding, and program benefits.Read more
This toolkit includes information on starting a SNAP Challenge, guidelines for the Challenge, and activities in conjunction with the Challenge.Read more
This toolkit includes information on organizing a paper plate campaign, which can help Members of Congress to see the efficacy of the federal nutrition programs from a variety of perspectives.Read more
This toolkit provides information on organizing a community call – an effective and efficient way for advocates who have limited travel budgets to connect with their Members of Congress throughout the year.Read more
This toolkit includes information on arranging a Capitol Hill visit, and what to do before, during, and after your visit.Read more
This FRAC report analyzes answers to the question, “Have there been times in the past 12 months when you did not have enough money to buy food that you or your family needed?” The question was part of a survey conducted by Gallup in 2015 as part of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, in which 177,281 households participated.Read the report
The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) has been issuing reports for several years that analyze the answers to a survey question asked by Gallup about food hardship, which is the inability of American households to afford adequate food. In this report, FRAC looks at the data separately for households with children and households without children.Read the report
This brief investigates what the research says about food insecurity and obesity and explores why food insecurity and obesity can exist.Read the report
This guide outlines strategies and approaches for accessing local products such as working with an organization that is already using local produce, collaborating with the area school food service director or operating the Farm to School program independently.Read more
This report examines trends in school breakfast participation over the past decade, and finds rapid growth in this program both before and after the new, improved nutrition standards for breakfast were introduced. It also notes that free and reduced-price student breakfast participation increased as the new nutrition standards were implemented. Participation among students who pay most of the cost of their own meals (“paid” students) remained stable.Read the report
In this report, FRAC examines SNAP’s role among programs to assist people with disabilities as well as rules and policies that make SNAP accessible and responsive. It also looks at current law to provide recommendations on how to strengthen SNAP’s support for people with disabilities through state policy options, agency practices, and outreach.Read the report
FRAC analysis of CACFP participation data for child care centers and family child care homes provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the nation as a whole and for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.Read the report