Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Workforce - Implementation Projects

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Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Workforce - Implementation Projects: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) National Workforce Strategy (WIC Workforce National Strategy), is part of a joint agency initiative between the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) that is expected to cultivate comprehensive and sustained solutions for WIC workforce development. The joint agency initiative aims to strengthen the diversity and cultural competency of the WIC workforce, with the ultimate goals of increasing: 1) WIC participation through reaching those populations that are eligible, but not enrolled; and 2) WIC participants use of benefits and services, including nutrition education and breastfeeding support. NIFA requires that applications for WIC Workforce Implementation Projects respond to and implement components of the National WIC Workforce Strategy. They should assess and address regional and national priorities, target critical workforce needs, and increase the diversity and cultural competency of the WIC workforce.
Federal Grant Title: Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Workforce - Implementation Projects
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-WICWD-010853
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 10.244
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 1st, 2024
Original Application Deadline: July 1st, 2024
Posted Date: May 21st, 2024
Creation Date: May 21st, 2024
Archive Date: July 31st, 2024
Total Program Funding: $19,365,790
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards: 12
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: May 21st, 2024
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility RequirementsApplicants for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children WIC Workforce – Implementation Projects must meet all the requirements discussed in this RFA. Failure to meet the eligibility criteria by the application deadline may result in exclusion from consideration or, preclude NIFA from making an award. For those new to Federal financial assistance, NIFA’s Grants Overview provides highly recommended information about grants and other resources to help understand the Federal awards process.Eligible institutions include: 1. State Agricultural Experiment Station;2. colleges and universities (including junior colleges offering associate degrees or higher, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Tribal Colleges, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions, Hispanic-serving agricultural colleges and universities (see NIFA's Hispanic Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities page);3. university research foundations;4. other research institutions and organizations;5. non-profit organizations6. Federal agencies;7. Governmental agencies8. Tribal organizations9. national laboratories;10. private organizations or corporations;11. individuals who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents; or12. any group consisting of two or more entities identified in 1) through 11). Eligible institutions do not include foreign or international organizations.
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