McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program

The summary for the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Food Aid Information System, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program: Note: This is not a cash-only grant program. The grants awarded under this program are in the form of some combination of agricultural commodities, such as wheat, rice, or other foodstuffs. Grants are only awarded, under this program, for projects carried out in foreign countries.The key objectives of the FFE program are to reduce hunger and improve literacy and primary education in foreign countries, especially for girls. By providing school meals, teacher training, and related support, FFE projects will help boost school enrollment and academic performance in foreign countries. At the same time, nutrition programs will be offered for pregnant women, nursing mothers, infants, and pre-school youngsters to sustain and improve the health and learning capacity of children before they enter school, in foreign countries.
Federal Grant Title: McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program
Federal Agency Name: Food Aid Information System
Grant Categories: Other Education Food and Nutrition Health Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FFE-2007
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.608
CFDA Descriptions: Food for Education
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2006
Posted Date: Feb 07, 2006
Creation Date: Jul 12, 2006
Archive Date: Sep 24, 2006
Total Program Funding: $100,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
International Food Assistance
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
A Cooperating Sponsor (grant applicant) may be either: (a) A foreign government; (b) An entity registered with the Agency for International Development (AID) in accordance with AID regulations; or (c) An entity that demonstrates to CCC's satisfaction: (1) Organizational experience and resources available to implement and manage the type of program proposed, (2) Experience working in the targeted country; and (3) Experience and knowledge on the part of personnel who will be responsible for implementing and managing the program. CCC may require that an entity submit a financial statement demonstrating that it has the financial means to implement an effective donation program. 7CFR 1599.3.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Babette Gainor
FAIS Grants Program Manager
Phone 202-720-4221 babette.gainor@usda.gov Babette Gainor, Deputy Director, FAS/Programming Division
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