USDA FDPNE Grant Program

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), authorized by the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, Public Law 110-246, authorizes FNS to award funds to Food Distribution Programs on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) to conduct nutrition education activities for FDPIR and FDPIR-eligible participants.Since


2008, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has provided Food Distribution Program Nutrition Education (FDPNE) grants to Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) and State agencies (SAs).

The primary goal of the FDPNE grants program is to fund current FDPIR allowance holders (i.e., an entity that has a direct agreement with FNS to administer FDPIR) to provide nutrition education services to FDPIR participants.

Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: Food and Nutrition Service

Estimated Funding: $1,000,000

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Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) and State Agencies (SA) that administer Food Distribution Programs on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) may apply individually or as a consortium (e.g., as a region or a regional nutrition advisory council).

A current FDPIR allowance holder (i.e., an entity that has a direct agreement with FNS to administer FDPIR) must submit the application.

If one or more ITOs wish to apply as a consortium, one ITO must be designated as the lead agency and apply on behalf of the other ITOs.

The lead agency is responsible, fiscally and operationally, for the overall administration of the project.

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