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Resource | Waivers Flexibilities to Support Outreach, Innovation, and Modernization

Through ARPA, USDA received waiver authority to support WIC and FMNP outreach, innovation, and modernization. Waivers are currently available to support WIC online shopping and ARPA funded projects.

Resource | Policy Memos WIC and FMNP: Available Expedited ARPA Waivers and Request Process

This letter provides information to WIC state agencies and WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program state agencies on available American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 waivers and a new state agency request process.

Resource | Guidance Documents Letter to WIC State Agencies on FY 2024 Funding

FNS recently provided WIC state agencies with a pro-rata allocation of funding for the initial weeks of the federal fiscal year. Consistent with past practice, FNS will also provide state agencies with a second allocation, bringing the total first quarter funds provided under the Continuing Resolution to one-third of the anticipated funding need for the year.

Resource | Policy WIC Policy Memo #2024-1: FY 2024 Cash-Value Voucher/Benefit Amounts

This memorandum provides the fiscal year 2024 inflation adjusted monthly cash-value voucher/benefit amounts for fruit and vegetable purchases in WIC, effective Oct. 1, 2023.

Resource | Best Practices WIC Breastfeeding Award of Excellence Awardees

Each year WIC announces the Loving Support Award of Excellence program, formerly known as the Loving Support Award of Excellence.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance WIC Eligibility Requirements to Bid on State Agency Infant Formula Contracts

This page includes information for vendors who may be interested in bidding on open infant formula state agency rebate contracts. Information on guidance and regulations is included, as well as any contracts open for bids. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance WIC Program Grant Levels by Fiscal Year

WIC Food and Nutrition Services and Administration grant levels by fiscal year and state agency. Grant levels for the current fiscal year are posted approximately 30 days after an agriculture appropriations bill has been signed into law and are updated quarterly and at fiscal year-end.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance FY 22 & FY 23 WIC FMNP eSolution (Benefit Delivery Modernization) Grant Summaries

In FY 22 and FY 23, FNS awarded over $7.4 million in grants to 32 state agencies to support WIC FMNP eSolutions.

Resource | Best Practices WIC Breastfeeding Award of Excellence Program

The 2024 application period opens on Oct. 10, 2023 and closes on Dec. 15, 2023.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance Federal Actions to Support Access to Infant Formula

The USDA, FDA, and other federal partners continue to work diligently to protect the health infants who are fed using infant formula. 

Page updated: October 14, 2021