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RELEASE: 2024-2025 Income Eligibility Guidelines

Published: 127 days ago
" The 2024-2025 Income Eligibility Guidelines (IEGs) and associated forms for all child nutrition and household programs have been released and posted to SquareMeals.org. Participant income applications that also contain the IEGs will be released closer to their effective date of July 1, 2024.
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The 2024-2025 Income Eligibility Guidelines (IEGs) for all child nutrition and household programs have been released and posted to SquareMeals.org here. Additionally, the following resources have been updated with the latest IEGs:
  • H1640 – TEFAP IEGs (with Spanish translation now included)
  • H1668 – SFMNP IEGs (with Spanish translation now included)
  • H1666 – CSFP IEGs (with Spanish translation now included)
  • H1625A – CACFP IEGs

Participant income applications that also contain the IEGs for TEFAP and NSLP will be released closer to their effective date of July 1, 2024.

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