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Massachusetts SNAP

SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) helps low-income people and families in Massachusetts with cash assistance to buy a month’s worth of healthy food. Benefits vary depending on a variety of factors, including the household’s size and income.

Massachusetts MASSGrant Plus

The new MASSGrant Plus is a “last dollar” grant for some of the state’s neediest students attending one of Massachusetts’ 15 public community colleges. Awards will vary depending on student’s financial need.

Massachusetts MASSGrant

The MASSGrant is the state’s flagship need-based award program for undergraduate Massachusetts students demonstrating the greatest financial aid need — those with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,486 or less.

Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC)

Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) is one of Massachusetts’ cash assistance programs, better known as “TANF”. Recipients are limited to 24 months of assistance only.