Nutrition Assistance Programs

Business / Agriculture / Nutrition Assistance Programs: Federal programs in Puerto Rico and American Samoa that provide food assistance through block grant funds in lieu of food stamps, and to the Northern Marianas under a covenant governing U.S. relations with that jurisdiction.

Other Words for Assistance

Assistance Noun Synonyms: help, aid, support, succor, backing, reinforcement, relief, benefit
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Rural Rental Assistance

Business / Agriculture / Rural Rental Assistance: Section 521 rental assistance available through the Rural Housing Service reduces out-of-pocket cash that very-low-income and low-income families pay for rent, including utilities. MORE

Relocation Assistance

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Relocation Assistance: A type of benefit offered to employees who accept work assignments in new locations. Typically takes the form of assistance with moving costs, travel expenses, temporary lodging and home-buying/sellin MORE

Outreach Programs

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Outreach Programs: A method of keeping employees informed of company programs and services available to them by utilizing such things as postings, newsletters, memos or meetings. MORE

Section 11 Special Assistance

Business / Agriculture / Section 11 Special Assistance: This refers to the section of National School Lunch Act that provides additional cash reimbursements (or so-called special assistance payments) for free lunches and reduced price lunches to children f MORE

Section 4 General Or Basic Assistance

Business / Agriculture / Section 4 General Or Basic Assistance: This refers to the section of National School Lunch Act requiring the federal government to subsidize all lunches served through the school lunch program, regardless of the income of the participant. MORE

State Inspection Programs

Business / Agriculture / State Inspection Programs: Often refers to the state-run meat and poultry inspection programs to which USDA contributes 50% of the cost. State programs (about half the states use them) must be certified by USDA to be at least e MORE

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