The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has approximately $3 million, contingent on the availability of funds, in Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 for a grant program to improve the capacity and infrastructure of emergency feeding organizations. To assist applicants in preparing an application, specifications and information on format, mandatory forms, and administrative procedures are provided in Appendixes A and B.
This includes a list of critical application items that if not provided in or with the application will disqualify the applicant from further consideration. Applications that DO NOT meet these initial requirements will be deemed nonresponsive, and will not be evaluated further. FNS will not consider additions or revisions to applications once they are received. FNS will not accept late or incomplete applications.