WIC Program Technology Funding - Fiscal Year 2011

Last Published: 11/14/2016

USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service awarded Fiscal Year 2011 Technology grant funds to WIC State agencies for Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), State Agency Model (SAM) transfers, and Management Information Systems (MIS) transfers.  The awards totaled just over $37 million.  These grant funds will be used to enhance and modify current management information systems to support EBT, develop EBT infrastructure and acquire necessary equipment, retailer enablement, testing and training.  WIC SAM transfer grant funds and MIS transfer funds are provided to WIC State agencies that have completed their planning activities, and have an approved Alternatives Analysis document that identifies a SAM and joining the Users Group as their choice of system transfer. 

The following table provides information on the Fiscal Year 2011 funds awarded for EBT, SAM transfers, and MIS transfers to WIC State Agencies. 

WIC Program Technology Funding -- Fiscal Year 2011
Type of Request State Agency  Amount
     
SAM /MIS     
  *Chickasaw, OK $1,816,724
  *Colorado $2,107,695
  Colorado $3,828,814
  *Connecticut $1,517,908
  Idaho $34,154
  *Kansas $844,912
  Nations (ITO's) Standing Rock $321,850
  *North Carolina $2,632,851
  North Carolina $10,833,394
  *South Dakota $1,261,671
TOTAL Existing SAM $25,199,973
     
EBT Planning    
  Alabama $158,170
  Alaska $222,559
  *Alaska $50,000
  Arizona $656,404
  *Five Sandoval, NM $159,600
  Maryland $403,210
  Massachusetts $297,610
  North Dakota $370,491
  South Dakota $316,997
  Vermont $202,201
  *Vermont $565,332
  WCD $58,500
  *WCD $200,000
TOTAL EBT PLANNING $3,661,074
     
EBT Implementation  
  Arkansas $634,705
  Chickasaw, OK $76,494
  Kentucky $1,754,200
  Montana $589,383
  *Oklahoma $483,125
  Oregon $1,659,832
  *Oregon $775,756
  Wyoming $407,200
TOTAL EBT IMPLEMENTATION $6,380,695
     
Technical Innovation     
  Kentucky $1,773,373
  Alaska $30,600
TOTAL TECHNICAL INNOVATION  $1,803,973
     
TOTAL FY 2011 TECHNOLOGY FUNDING AWARDED $37,045,715
*FY 2011 Carryover