CNMI Nutrition Assistance


The Nutrition Assistance Program (NAP) in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) provides family nutrition assistance to eligible residents of the CNMI. CNMI's enhanced NAP called ENAP increases the income eligibility limits, increases the allotment benefits for each of the islands, implements a new eligibility system with EBT interface capabilities and adjust resources as needed.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Food and Nutrition Service, Department of Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants; C - Direct Payments For Specified Use
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Public Law 95-348, Public Law 95-348
Public Law 96-597, Public Law 96-597
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligibility criteria are determined by the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Beneficiary Eligibility
Low-income individuals and households are eligible for benefits as determined by the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
The Secretary of Agriculture designates the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands agency or agencies to operate the program upon submission of the request.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Eligible households receive benefits to purchase nutritious food.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: TBD
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Assistance is available for one fiscal year at a time and each fiscal year grant has a 24 month performance period. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Letter.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Jessica Luna
1320 Braddock Place
Alexandria, VA 22314 US
Phone: 7033054397
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 22$30,000,000.00; FY 23 est $34,000,000.00; FY 24 est $34,000,000.00; FY 21$12,148,000.00; FY 20$12,148,000.00; FY 19$12,148,000.00; FY 18$12,148,000.00; FY 17$20,648,000.00; FY 16 - (Project Grants) FY 22$0.00; FY 23 est $0.00; FY 24 FY 21$14,000,000.00; FY 20$0.00; FY 19$0.00; FY 18$8,500,000.00; - COVID Relief Benefits(Project Grants) FY 22$7,500,000.00; FY 23 est $22,500,000.00; FY 24 est $0.00; FY 21$0.00; - ARPA funds
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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