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Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Nutrition Education Grant

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.594
Sponsors
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Deadlines
Apr 13, 2020
Contact
Purpose

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
Eligibility

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

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $220,000
Award floor: $2,000

Projects must provide matching funds in the amount of 20% of the total amount of funds spent on FDPNE. USDA Food and Nutrition Service will consider compelling justification to waive the match requirement, in whole or in part.

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov.

Application instructions and templates are provided on the Related Documents tab.

Links to a recorded applicant webinar series are available on the bottom of the program website.

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



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