TEFAP Eligibility and Income Guidelines for 2017

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

Wisconsin households are eligible to receive commodities at participating food pantries if the total gross income for the household does not exceed 185% of the federal poverty level.  Eligibility is based on current income status and self-declared eligibility for participation. There are no income eligibility criteria for persons who voluntarily seek meals at soup kitchens or homeless shelters.

Household Size

Monthly Income  Annual Income
1 $1,859 $22,311
2 $2,504 $30,044
3 $3,148 $37,777
4 $3,793 $45,510
5 $4,437 $53,243
6 $5,081 $60,976
7 $5,726 $68,709
8 $6,370 $76,442
9 $7,015 $84,175
10 $7,659 $91,908
For all households with more than 10 people, add $7,733 per additional person.
Last Revised: February 2, 2017