Section 11(t) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (Public Law 116-94), as amended, Grants for Simplified Application and Eligibility Determination Systems and Improved Access to Benefits, authorizes the Food and Nutrition Service Agency (FNS) to annually award up to $5 million* in grants to State agencies;

public health, or educational entities; or private nonprofit entities, such as community-based or faith-based organizations, food banks, or other emergency feeding organizations.

Grants authorized by Section 11(t), known as Process and Technology Improvement Grants, allow applicants to "develop and implement supplemental nutrition assistance program simplified application and eligibility determination systems."Process and Technology Improvement Grants support efforts by State agencies and their community-based and faith-based partners to develop and implement projects that focus on improving the quality and efficiency of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) operations and processes.Process and Technology Improvement Grants are contingent on the availability of funding.
Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: Food and Nutrition Service

Estimated Funding: $2,000,000

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The entities eligible to receive grants under this competition are:• The 53 State agencies that administer SNAP3;• State or local governments1;• Agencies providing health or welfare services4;• Public health or educational entities2; and• Private non-profit entities2 such as community-based or faith-based organizations, food banks, or other emergency feeding organizations.Note: An eligible entity that received a Process and Technology Improvement Grant award last fiscal year (FY 2019) is ineligible to apply this fiscal year (FY 2020).

This only applies to the lead entity on the award (i.e.

the recipient whose name appears in block 9 of the awarded project’s FNS-529) and not to partner organizations or government agencies on a particular project.

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