USDA food and nutrition assistance programs, costs and participation, fiscal 2010
Food stamp-related programs
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)-formerly the Food Stamp Program
40.3 million participants
Nutrition Assistance Program for Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the Northern Marianas (NAP)
Child nutrition programs
National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
29.3 million daily lunches served (average)
School Breakfast Program (SBP
10.8 million daily breakfasts served (average)
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
1.9 billion total
meals and snacks served
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
134.2 million total
meals and snacks
Special Milk Program (SMP)
72.1 million total
half pints served
Administrative Expenses for Child Nutrition Programs
Supplemental food programs
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
9.2 million participants
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
518.9 thousand participants per month
Food donation programs
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
Nutrition Services Incentive Program2
Food Distribution on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)
84.6 thousand participants per month
Administrative expenses, n.e.c.
- = Not applicable.
n.e.c. = Not elsewhere classified.
Notes: Information on program costs and participation come from USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Program Information Report (Keydata) September 2010, December 2010 (subject to revision). Information on year program began comes from USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Annual Historical Review Fiscal Year 1997, September 1999.
1American Samoa's Nutrition Assistance Program started in 1994.
2Administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, (formerly known as the Nutrition Program for the Elderly).
3Administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
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