Agency: Agriculture Dept. (USDA) (Food& Nutrition Service, FNS); Program: Women, Infant & Children (WIC) Special Projects Concept Development Grants (CFDA Number: 10.578) (Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-FNS-WICSPG-FY2015-FULLMINI);
Eligibility: States; Funding: $2 million for 15 awards (no match required); Deadline: Nov. 25.
Summary: WIC provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. States use these concept grants to develop projects that will enhance program integrity and reduce fraud.