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Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Nutrition Education Grant

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.594
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Mar 22, 2021

Kimberly Shields


Grants for projects to provide nutrition education to participants in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) program.

Desired outcomes include:

  • Improve nutrition-related skills and behaviors among FDPIR participants, resulting in healthier food choices and a better understanding of healthy ways to prepare USDA Foods provided in the FDPIR food package
  • Foster tribal capacity to provide nutrition education through the development of nutrition education resources, such as lesson materials and videos, and facilities, such as food demonstration spaces and educational gardens
  • Strengthen existing partnerships to provide sustainable nutrition education and wellness promotion programs in Tribal communities

Tribal Organizations (ITOs) and state agencies (SAs) that currently administer FDPIR are eligible applicants.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $214,000
Award floor: $2,000
Estimated number of awards: 15

Application process

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Technical assistance and guidance is provided through a recorded webinar series.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native ยท Food security and nutrition

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