More on this issue

SNAP Academy


Webinar series that seeks to educate state and local advocates, application assisters, and outreach workers with information on SNAP.

New on this Topic

Policy Basics

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the nation’s most important anti-hunger program, helping over 40 million low-income people afford a nutritionally adequate diet in a typical month in 2017.

We work to protect SNAP from efforts to sharply cut benefits or convert the program into a block grant for states. We also work with the U.S. Agriculture Department to ensure that it implements SNAP efficiently and effectively.

SNAP Benefits Fall Short for Many

SNAP (food stamp) benefits fall short of what many participants need to buy food and prepare a healthy diet, our new paper and policy brief explain. Additional benefits would increase families’...