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WIC Program Technology Funding - Fiscal Year 2011

Last Published: 01/26/2015

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 RequestState 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 Caryover