U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)
08/01/22 11:59 PM EST Receipt
Cooperative agreement to a USA or territories nonprofit organization, IHE, or nonprofit research entity to improve nutrition assistance programs designed for mothers and children. Applicants must complete required registrations at least four weeks prior to submitting an application. The goal is to test the effectiveness of community outreach strategies in increasing WIC participation, especially among underserved populations within a community.
The Grantee’s high-level objectives include:
The Grantee will be responsible for the oversight and management of a wide range of subgrant projects and for providing technical assistance to subgrantees in support of creation and execution of projects. The focus area of the subgrants is expanding community outreach and engagement with the WIC Program. FNS is interested in testing innovative, evidence-informed, State- and local agency-level outreach and engagement efforts to reach the WIC eligible population and increase community-level awareness of WIC availability and services to increase the number of people applying, enrolling and participating in the Program.
For allowable costs, see https://apply07.grants.gov/apply/opportunities/instructions/PKG00274729-instructions.pdf#page=11.
GrantWatch ID#: 203815
- Award Ceiling: $20,000,000
- Award Floor: $1
Anticipated start dates and period of performance: September 9, 2022 through March 6, 2027; not to exceed 5 years
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For questions regarding this solicitation, please contact the Grant Officer at:
Grant Officer, Grants and Fiscal Policy Division
U.S. Department of Agriculture, FNS
1320 Braddock Place, Suite 620
Alexandra, VA 22314
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