Each October 1 the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) adjusts the standards and deductions used to determine the amount of monthly benefits an eligible family will receive. This toolkit provides tools and resources to help community organizations when working with SNAP applicants.
Update: 15% SNAP Boost extended through September 30, 2021
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, signed into law on March 12, 2021, extends the 15% boost to the maximum monthly SNAP benefit allotments (AKA: Thrifty Food Plan) through September 30, 2021. The toolkit resources below have been updated to reflect the extension.
Previously, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 increased the maximum monthly SNAP benefit allotments (AKA: Thrifty Food Plan) by 15% from January 1-June 30, 2021.
SNAP Budget Worksheet for 2020-21 —updated 3/23/2021
NYSNIP Matrix Jan 2021 —updated 3/4/2021
SNAP Estimator—Citizen 2021 (Links to Dropbox. Once on Dropbox, download the file to use.) —updated 3/23/2021
SNAP Estimator—Non-Citizen 2021 (Links to Dropbox. Once on Dropbox, download the file to use.) —updated 3/23/2021