REDF along with our partners Seattle Jobs Initiative (SJI) and Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO), is in the second year of its SNAP E&T capacity building program to prepare employment social enterprises (ESEs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) in becoming Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment & Training (SNAP E&T) third-party partners.
The SNAP E&T capacity building program will offer customized training, technical assistance, peer learning, and mentoring designed to increase ESE and CBO expertise and working knowledge to operate SNAP E&T programs throughout the country and offer skill-based and employer-driven services.
News and Updates
REDF, SJI, and CEO Receive $1.2M USDA Grant to Train Employment Social Enterprises to Serve SNAP Participants
REDF received a $1.2 million grant from USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service to create an innovative new program that expands employment social enterprises’ capacity to provide on-the-job training and work experience to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants
USDA Continues to Move SNAP Participants Forward
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced a final rule enhancing employment and training opportunities for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants.
USDA Awards $10 Million to Move SNAP Participants Forward
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will award $10 million in grants to strengthen Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training programs (SNAP E&T), which help participants gain the skills, training, or work experience they need to move toward and into employment.