Direct Certification Improvement Grants FY15
Direct Certification Improvement Grants FNS invites State agencies that administer NSLP and SBP to apply for a Direct Certification Improvement Grant to fund the costs of improving their direct certification rates with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and other assistance programs, as allowed under Federal statute and regulations. Under this RFA, approximately $4.5 million is available for grants to NSLP State agencies to fund direct certification improvement projects. Two types of Direct Certification Improvement Grants are available: 1) Tier 1 grants for up to $150,000 for limited-scope planning and implementation projects, and 2) Tier 2 grants for up to $1,000,000 for full-scope implementation projects. States may apply for either a Tier 1 or a Tier 2 grant, but not both under this RFA solicitation. Application submission due dates include: July 15, 2015; October 15, 2015; January 15, 2016; April 15, 2016; and July 15, 2016.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Office: Food and Nutrition Service
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Number of Awards Available
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application submission due dates include: July 15, 2015; October 15, 2015; January 15, 2016; April 15, 2016; and July 15, 2016.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
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Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $75,000.00 to $1,000,000.00