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USDA Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center Cooperative Agreement

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.549
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 20, 2014
Application: Dec 1, 2014

The USDA Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center Cooperative Agreement will award funds to establish a national center dedicated to reducing child food insecurity in persistently poor rural counties.

The role of this Center will be to:

  • Develop and administer sub-grants related to rural child food insecurity
  • Coordinate grant-related activities among sub-grantees and researchers
  • Disseminate information on the implementation strategies and evaluation findings from communities

Accredited colleges/universities and private or public research institutions are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Total funding available: $2,500,000
Number of awards: 1
Project period: 4 years

The grantee will be responsible for awarding at least 51% of their awarded amount as sub-grants to persistently poor rural counties for the purposes of reducing child food insecurity.

Application process

Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to submit a non-binding letter of intent by October 20, 2014 to:
Dawn Addison
Grants Officer
Grants and Fiscal Policy Division
U.S. Department of Agriculture, FNS
3101 Park Center Drive Room 732
Alexandra, VA 22301

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

Tagged as
Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Health disparities

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