The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program Competitive Grants Program

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 14th, 2024
Close Date
May 14th, 2024
Total Funding
$36,300,000.00
Award Ceiling
$15,000,000.00
Award Floor
$10,000.00
Expected No. Awards
15
Opportunity No.
USDA-NIFA-FINI-010594

Agency

National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Agriculture

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Mandatory

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture is offering the Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program Competitive Grants Program. This grant program aims to increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables by providing incentives at the point of purchase for income-eligible consumers participating in the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the USDA Nutrition Assistance Program (NAP) in various locations. The program seeks to bring together stakeholders from the food and healthcare systems to improve the health and nutrition status of participating households. The grant has an estimated total program funding of $36,300,000, with an award ceiling of $15,000,000 and an award floor of $10,000. The deadline for applications is May 14, 2024. For more information and to apply, visit the grant opportunity page.

Description

The GusNIP Nutrition Incentive Program presents the opportunity to bring together stakeholders from various parts of the food and healthcare systems to foster understanding of how they might improve the health and nutrition status of participating households. NIFA requests applications for the GusNIP Nutrition Incentive Program to support and evaluate projects intended to increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables by providing incentives at the point of purchase among income eligible consumers participating in the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and the United States Virgin Islands, in addition to income-eligible consumers participating in the USDA Nutrition Assistance Program (NAP) in Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands.

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Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant