Tag Archives: SNAP program

USDA, Labor Provide $200M for SNAP Pilot Projects

Now this should be interesting. The departments of Agriculture and Labor have awarded some $200 million in competitive awards to 10 states to fund pilot projects designed to help Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program (SNAP) participants find jobs and work…


Sneak Preview: States Given More Power To Curb SNAP Trafficking

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service is giving states more authority to halt the fraudulent use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, particularly for excessive…


Help Wanted: Ideas Sought To Reduce SNAP Trafficking

One growing concern among officials at the Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service is trafficking in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as the Food Stamp program. Trafficking is the exchange of benefits for cash or other ineligible items.