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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP Program Improvement

Last Published: 05/22/2015

SNAP LogoFor more than 40 years, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has served as the foundation of America’s national nutrition safety net. It is the first line of defense against hunger and offers a powerful tool for improving nutrition among low-income people. SNAP is the federal name for the program. State programs may have different names.

This page is for State and county personnel who are working to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of SNAP in their States If there is something you would like to see on the page, you can email us at PRGDEV-WEB@fns.usda.gov.

High-Performance Bonuses

  • USDA Recognizes States for Exceptional Nutrition Assistance Service
  • Performance Bonuses by Year:
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
  • Payment Accuracy
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
  • Application Processing Timeliness
2013 2012 2011 2010 2008
  • Program Access Index         
2012 2011 2010 2009  2008

Promising Practices

Reviews

Combined Application Projects

Grants

  • FY 2015 Recipient Integrity Information Technology Grants

  • FY 2015 SNAP Process and Technology Improvement Grants

Upcoming Webinars
   - Program Components: May 18 Webinar Slides
   - Budget Components: May 21 Webinar Slides
- Press Release
RFA Grant Announcement 
- Forms     SF_424   /  SF_424A   /  SF_424B  /  SF_LLL

  • FY 2014 SNAP Recipient Trafficking Prevention Grant Program

Grant Announcement
Questions & Answers
Information on FY 2014 Grant Recipients 

  • FY 2014 SNAP Process and Technology Improvement Grants

Grant Announcement
Information on FY 2014 Grant Recipients 

  • FY 2013 SNAP Process and Technology Improvement Grants

Grant Announcement 

  • FY 2012 SNAP Participation Grants

Grant Announcement 

  • FY 11 SNAP Participation Grant Request for Applications Released

Cover Letter
Grant Announcement

Information on FY 2011 Grant Recipients 

  • FY 10 Increasing SNAP Participation Among the Extra Help Population

Cover Letter
Grant Announcement
Press Release Announcing Award
Information on 2010 Grant Recipients 

  • FY 10 Participation Grant

Cover Letter
Grant Announcement
Press Release Announcing Award
Information on FY 2010 Grant Recipients

  • FY 09 Participation Grant

Cover Letter
Information on FY 2009 Grant Recipients
Summary of Program Participation Grants For FY 2003-2008  

Technical Assistance