Millions of low-income individuals and families rely on EBT cards to purchase nutritious foods. EBT, which stands for Electronic Benefits Transfer, is a form of payment from the federal government sent to qualified participants of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Known more commonly as food stamps, this program helps low-income households afford groceries. If you qualify for food stamps, you will receive an EBT card loaded with a predetermined amount of money. Learn more about EBT and food stamps, including how much you may qualify for in food assistance, when you download our free guide.