Agency: Agriculture Dept. (Food & Nutrition Service; (FNS); Program: Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) Grant Program (CFDA Number: 10.331) (Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-FINI-005395); Eligibility: Governments and nonprofits; Funding: $16.8 million in multiple awards (a 1:1 match is required); Deadline: Dec. 16.
Summary: To support projects to increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables among low-income consumers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by providing incentives at the point of purchase. It is part of the USDA’s larger $18.2 billion funding effort for Child Nutrition programs. Most SNAP funding goes to support needy children and their families.
Info: http://tinyurl.com/qa2c6e3 or 202-401-5048