Agency Seeks Applications Grants to Improve SNAP Application Process

Agency: USDA Food & Nutrition Service (FNS); Program: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP Process & Technology Improvement Grants (SNAP-PTI) (CFDA Number: 10.580) (Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-FNS-FY17-SNAP-PTI); Eligibility: Governments and nonprofits; Funding: $5 million for multiple awards (no match required); Deadline: June 19.

Summary: These funds go for technology upgrades to simplify the SNAP application and eligibility processes. Priority goes to projects: examining office processes and identifying and implementing efficiencies; and using technology to achieve procedural changes to simplify the enrollment process.

Info: https://goo.gl/hfTAeB (NOFA); Kimberly Shields, Kimberly.Shields@fns.usda.gov (email) for questions about this funding competition.

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