Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (SNAP & EFNEP): Regional Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Centers of Excellence (RNECE)

Program:
Regional Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Centers of Excellence (RNECE)

To build the evidence-base for nutrition education and obesity prevention strategies and interventions that produce measurable improvements in health, obesity, nutrition (food behavior), and physical activity-related outcomes of interest to USDA; and develop effective education/extension, environmental, systems, and policy translational activities that promote health and prevent/reduce obesity in disadvantaged low-income families and children.

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply:
Other or Additional Information (See below)
More on Eligibility:
Applications may only be submitted by land-grant institutions that have EFNEP programs, SNAP-Ed Implementing Agencies, and/or other nonprofit organizations/agencies that have developed and/or delivered and/or evaluated similar low income nutrition education/obesity prevention programs.

Important Dates

Posted Date:
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Closing Date:
Friday, August 15, 2014

Additional Information

For More Information Contact:
Helen Chipman, Ph.D., RDN
Contact for Electronic Access Problems:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number:
USDA-NIFA-OP-004574
CFDA number:
10.200
Estimated Total Program Funding:
$4,000,000
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Matching is not required