Resource | Grants | Assessing/Improving Operations
Research Grants to Improve Food Stamp Program Access Through Partnership and Technology: 2001 Program Evaluation Summary

In 2001, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) awarded $3.7 million in grants to 14 organizations in 11 States to improve Food Stamp Program access through partnerships and new technology. These projects generally aimed to improve access among the elderly, immigrants, the working poor, and other hard-to-reach groups. The projects used a variety of approaches, including targeted advertising campaigns through community media outlets, informational web sites, computer-assisted pre-screening for eligibility, and direct application assistance.

Resource | Best Practices
Excellent Service for All: Best practices for increasing access to the Food Stamp Program

Excellent Service for All presents the access and outreach "best practices" of the eight states within the FNS, Mid-Atlantic Region.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Combined Application Projects

A Government Partnership to Increase Food Stamp Program Participation among the Elderly and Disabled.