The coalition meets to address food access issues, increase participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, identify barriers and areas for expansion in nutrition assistance and support, and develop coordinated outreach efforts to ensure all Minnesotans who are eligible for assistance have an opportunity
to apply for it.
Coalition goals include:
The coalition measures its success by an increase in participation among program-eligible Minnesotans.
Statewide outreach efforts include:
Short reports on economic assistance in Minnesota.
The Minnesota Family Investment Program Monthly Reports include summary data for the Diversionary Work Program, Minnesota Family Investment Program and child-only public assistance.
This provides details about monthly activity in the Minnesota Family Investment Program and the Diversionary Work Program, by county and tribe.
These indicators are quarterly data on state-mandated performance measures, by county, tribal providers and county consortia.
These are annual summaries on state-mandated performance measures for the Self-Support Index and the Work Participation Rate by county, tribal providers and county consortia.
Quarterly data on Self-Support Index and Work Participation Rate by racial and ethnic groups within counties, tribal providers and county consortia regions.
This is a supplemental report on Diversionary Work Program.
These are Minnesota Family Investment Program and Diversionary Work Program: Characteristics of Cases and Eligible Adults.
This is annual data and analysis of cases involving people who have reached the 60-month lifetime limit for receiving cash assistance:
These are reports on important measurement, evaluation, and research topics.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services conducted a five-year study following nearly 2,000 early Minnesota Family Investment Program participants.