Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2018-0046
FY 2019 Administrative Review and Training Grants

The USDA Food and Nutrition Service is pleased to announce the release of the Fiscal Year 2019 request for applications to invite state agencies that administer the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program to apply for FY 2019 Administrative Review and Training Grants.

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Resource | Webinars/Videos
CACFP Halftime Webinar: Como puede apoyar la lactancia en el CACFP

Este seminario web se enfoca en cómo los centros de cuidado infantil y los hogares de cuidado infantil que participan en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos (CACFP) pueden apoyar la lactancia materna.  

Resource | Technical Assistance
Resources for Current Farm to School Grantees

The resources below will assist grantees on how to get started after receiving their award, access contact information, and successfully complete reports, evaluations, and financial documentation.

Resource | Webinars/Videos
CACFP Halftime Webinar: How to Support Breastfeeding in CACFP

This webinar focuses on how child care centers and family child care homes that participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program can support breastfeeding.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
National WIC Breastfeeding Week 2018 Proclamation

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue proclaimed Aug. 1-7, 2018 as National WIC Breastfeeding Week. Each year, National WIC Breastfeeding Week is held in conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week during the first week of August to promote and support breastfeeding as the best source of nutrition for a baby’s first year of life. 

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2018-0017
FY 2018 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities

The purpose of this memorandum is to distribute funding allocations out of the total $30 million provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2018, in fiscal year 2018 to state agencies to competitively award equipment assistance grants to eligible School Food Authorities participating in the NSLP. 

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Resource | Webinars/Videos
Webinar: FY 2018 CACFP Meal Service Training Grants for States

On May 1, 2018, USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) presented an informational webinar on the Fiscal Year 2018 Child and Adult Care Food Program Meal Service Training Grants.

Resource | Research | Assessing/Improving Operations
WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2016

WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2016 (PC 2016) summarizes the demographic characteristics of participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nationwide in April 2016. It includes information on participant income and nutrition risk characteristics, estimates breastfeeding initiation rates for WIC infants, and describes WIC members of migrant farm-worker families. PC 2016 is the most recent in a series of reports generated from WIC state management information system data biennially since 1992.

Resource | Research | Breastfeeding
WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study 2: Second Year Report

The WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study-2, also known as the “Feeding My Baby” Study, captures data on caregivers and their children over the first 5 years of the child’s life after WIC enrollment to address a series of research questions regarding feeding practices, associations between WIC services and those practices, and the health and nutrition outcomes of children receiving WIC.