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USDA Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Evaluation and TA Center - Due 07/01/24

Opportunity Title:

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Workforce - Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center

 

Funder/Agency:

Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

 

Opportunity Number:

USDA-NIFA-WICWD-010773

 

Description:

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) National Workforce Strategy is part of a joint agency initiative between the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) that is expected to cultivate comprehensive and sustained solutions for WIC workforce development. The joint agency initiative aims to strengthen the diversity and cultural competency of the WIC workforce, with the ultimate goals of increasing:

  • WIC participation through reaching those populations that are eligible, but not enrolled; and

  • WIC participants use of benefits and services, including nutrition education and breastfeeding support.


For this RFA, NIFA requests applications for a WIC Workforce Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center to provide technical assistance and evaluation oversight to implementation projects that will be funded to respond to the https://www.nifa.usda.gov/wic-national-workforce-strategy.

 

Eligibility:

1. State Agricultural Experiment Stations

2. University research foundations

3. Other research institutions and organizations

4. Non-profit organizations

5. Federal agencies

6. Governmental agencies

7. National laboratories

8. Private organizations or corporations

9. Individuals who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents

10. Any group consisting of two or more entities

11. Colleges and universities, including:

  • Junior colleges offering associate degrees or higher

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

  • Tribal Colleges

  • 1994 Land-Grant Institutions

  • Hispanic-serving agricultural colleges and universities (HSACUs)

 

Award Details:

Total Amount Available:

$10,000,000

 

Maximum Award:

$10,000,000

 

Minimum Award:

$10,000,000

 

Deadline:

Applications Due July 01, 2024

 

 

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