Agency: Agriculture Dept. (Food & Nutrition Service; (FNS) Program: Child Nutrition Technology Innovation Grants (CFDA Number: 10.541) (Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-FNSTIG-17; Eligibility: States; Funding: $4.4 million for nine grants (no match required); Deadline: Jan. 25.
Summary: Grants support efforts to implement innovative technology that will improve program accountability, data accuracy, program performance measurement, and the capacity to identify and target error-prone areas in child nutrition programs at the state and Local Educational Agency (LEA) or Sponsor Organization (SO) levels. FNS is offering two types of CN TIGs: Planning Grants and Implementation Grants. States may apply for either a Planning Grant or an Implementation Grant, as described within this RFA, but not both.