FDPIR Program Nutrition Education Grants

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
FDPIR, USDA
Description: 

Deadline Passed April 30, 2019. Deadline Unknown for 2020. Since 2008, FNS awards funding for nutrition education projects through Food Distribution Program Nutrition Education (FDPNE) grants each fiscal year. Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) and State agencies (SAs) that are current FDPIR allowance holders (have a direct agreement with FNS to administer FDPIR) are eligible to apply for funds to conduct projects that provide nutrition information and services to FDPIR participants. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 SNAP Education Plan Guidance is the basis for FDPNE nutrition, gardening, and physical activities

Category: 
food, nutrition, distribution. gardening
Funding Amount: 
Ceiling $220,000 Floor $2,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Indian Tribal Organizations (ITO) and State Agencies (SA) that administer FDPIR may apply individually and/or as a consortium (e.g., as a region or a regional nutrition advisory council). A current FDPIR allowance holder (i.e., an entity that has a direct agreement with FNS to administer FDPIR) must submit the application. If one or more ITOs wish to apply as a consortium, one ITO must be designated as the lead agency and apply on behalf of the other ITOs. The lead agency is responsible, fiscally and operationally, for the overall administration of the project.