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FDPIR Nutrition Education Grant Awards

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Since 2008, FNS has been awarding funding for nutrition education projects through the Food Distribution on Indian Reservations Nutrition Education (FDPNE) grants. Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) and state agencies that are current FDPIR allowance holders (have a direct agreement with FNS to administer FDPIR) are eligible to apply for funds to conduct projects that provide nutrition information and services to FDPIR participants.

The SNAP Education Plan Guidance is the basis for development of FDPNE project requirements.

For an overview of the FDPNE Grant Program refer to the program fact sheet.

FDPNE Grant Program Request for Applications

The FY22 FDPNE Request for Applications (RFA) has been posted on  You can access the RFA here

FY22 FDPNE applications are due by March 01, 2022.  Applicants are encouraged to use the Microsoft Word application template provided in the 'related documents' tab on to prepare their application.  

Resources for Potential FDPNE Grant Applicants

Technical assistance on the FDPNE application process is provided in the FDPNE webinar series

Resources for FDPNE Grantees

Beginning in Fiscal Year 2020, FNS requires all grant recipients to use a standardized performance progress report to report on grant activities. This form is called "FNS-908" and it replaces all progress report templates previously used. The following resources are provided to assist in utilizing Form FNS-908:

Previous FDPNE Grant Awards

A summary of funded FDPNE projects from recent years can be found at the following links:

Visit the FDPIR Sharing Gallery for grant opportunities, nutrition education resources, and more.