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Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2019-0056

WIC Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 are eligible. They must meet income guidelines, a state residency requirement, and be individually determined to be at "nutritional risk" by a health professional.

Resource | Notices

Comment Request - Federal-State Supplemental Nutrition Programs Agreement (FNS-339)

Comments are requested regarding; whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency.

Resource | Waivers

WIC - FMNP Training

FNS is allowing FMNP state agencies to conduct initial training remotely. 

Resource | Notices

FNS Information Collection Needs Due to COVID-19; Comment Request for Extending Approval for OMB #0584-0654

FNS is seeking public comment on its intent to ask the Office of Management and Budget to extend approval of the information collection under OMB approval #0584-0654 from Jan. 31, 2022 until Aug. 27, 2023.

Resource | Policy Memos

WIC FMNP and SFMNP FY 2022 Guidance Package

This guidance provides resources that state agencies may use when considering next steps and set forth instructions for submitting state plan amendments that involve operational changes such as electronic solution proposals and/or WIC FMNP waiver requests.

Resource | Notices

Uniform Grant Application Package for Discretionary Grant Programs for the WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Benefit Delivery Modernization Grants

This Notice announces that the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service plans to add WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Benefit Delivery Modernization (FMNP BDM) Grants, as authorized under Section 1106 of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) (PL 117-2), to its list of approved programs under the Uniform Grant Application for Non-Entitlement Discretionary Grants, as approved under OMB Control Number: 0584-0512 (Expiration Date: July 31, 2022); and that FNS intends to collect additional information for FMNP BDM Grants outside of what is currently in the uniform package.

Resource | Notices

Information Collection: Federal-State Supplemental Nutrition Programs Agreement

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2021-0107

WIC and WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Outreach, Innovation, and Program Modernization Strategy

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 provided USDA with $390 million, available through FY 2024, to carry out outreach, innovation, and program modernization efforts to increase participation and redemption of benefits for both WIC and WIC FMNP.

Resource | Data

FMNP Grants Data

This file contains WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program grant amounts by state agency. The table displays data for the most recent fiscal years.

Resource | Fact Sheets

WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

The FMNP is associated with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, generally known as WIC. The WIC program provides supplemental foods, health care referrals and nutrition education; including, breastfeeding promotion and support at no cost to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to 5 years of age, who are found to be at nutritional risk.