10.586 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; Nutrition Education Innovations
To enable Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to enter into grants and cooperative agreements with States and local governments, universities, hospitals and non-profit organizations to identify, develop and undertake projects to meet FNS program needs and the food, nutrition, and health of program eligible participants. The grantees and recipients would work cooperatively with FNS to: - Support researcher-initiated projects that use a common approach to reporting findings to ensure transparency and facilitate a meta-analysis of all projects; - Coordinate activities among researchers; -Effectively use technology and digital media to achieve desired outcomes; and - Advance communication and coordination to improve target behaviors. The grants and cooperative agreements are to enable FNS to be more responsive to program needs and the food, nutrition and health needs of FNS program participants. The objective of the WIC Perioconceptional Grant's is to establish a university-based grant series for researcher-initiated projects to demonstrate creative approaches to evaluate the impacts of WIC on periconceptional nutrition. FNS focus for this project is the direct and indirect effects of WIC participation by one or more family members during the periconceptional period and th... read more at CFDA.gov.
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