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Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program

The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program allows the Secretary to provide funding opportunities to conduct and evaluate projects providing incentives to increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables by low-income consumers.

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PTIG FY2021 Kick-Off Webinar

Video of the FY2021 kickoff call for the Process and Technology Improvements Grants.

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FY 2021 PTIG Award Summaries

A summary of the FY2021 Process and Technology Improvement Grant (PTIG) awards

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SNAP E&T Data and Technical Assistance (DATA) Grant Summaries 2021

On Aug. 4, 2021, USDA awarded approximately $3.6 million in Data and Technical Assistance (DATA) grants to five states.  These grants are intended to support the full range of needs state agencies may have related to the development, collection, reporting, analysis and use of SNAP E&T participant outcome data.

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SNAP E&T Data and Technical Assistance (DATA) Grant Summaries 2020

In September 2020, USDA awarded approximately $3.2 million in Data and Technical Assistance (DATA) grants to five states.  These grants are intended to support the full range of needs state agencies may have related to the development, collection, reporting, analysis and use of SNAP E&T participant outcome data. Among other things, funds can be used for training and capacity building, including efforts to improve E&T data quality; information technology systems development to support the collection, reporting, and analysis of SNAP E&T data; and/or continuous program improvement of SNAP E&T programs. 

 

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Non-Competitive Grant Opportunity for States Using Automated Income Data Sources for Income Verification

The Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations bill provided FNS with $4 million for the purpose of evaluating state SNAP agencies’ usage of automated income data sources to verify income in determining household eligibility and benefit amounts. FNS will make available $2 million in FY 2020 and $2 million in FY 2021.

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USDA Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center Grants 2016

The USDA Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center at the University of Kentucky awarded $1.3 million in grants to help reduce child food insecurity by improving coordination among child nutrition programs in 17 rural communities. The funding, ranging from $50,000 to $100,000, will help these rural communities implement creative strategies to improve access to nutrition programs for families and children.