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USDA Participant Research Innovation Laboratory for Enhancing WIC Services

Last Published: 04/11/2017
Funding Opportunity #: 
USDA-FNS-WIC-PRIL-2017
Open (Posted) Date: 
09/02/2016
Closed Date: 
11/02/2016

Request for Applications: USDA Participant Research Innovation Laboratory for Enhancing WIC Services (CFDA#: 10.540)

FNS invites Accredited Colleges and Universities to apply for USDA Participant Research Innovation Laboratory (PRIL) for Enhancing WIC Services grant to fund the establishment of PRIL and to develop and administer a series of sub-grants pertinent to the purpose of improving services for WIC families in clinic and vendor environments.  Under this RFA, approximately $1.0 million is available for administering PRIL and funding sub-grant research awards.

Critical Dates

September 2, 2016         RFA Release Date

October 3, 2016             Letter of Intent Due (Optional)

December 2, 2016          Application Submission Deadline

January 12, 2017          Expected Date of Award

Who May Apply

This Request for Application (RFA) is open to all Accredited Colleges/Universities, and Private or Public Research Institutions. These are requirements for the selected recipient of the Cooperative Agreement, not any potential sub-grantees.

Application Due Date

The complete application must be uploaded on www.grants.gov by 11:59 PM, Eastern Time (November 2, 2016).  Applications received after the deadline date will be deemed ineligible and will not be reviewed or considered.  FNS will not consider any additions or revisions to an application once it is received.  FNS will not accept mailed, faxed, or hand-delivered applications. If you have any questions regarding this grant opportunity, please contact Grant Office Dawn Addison at Dawn.Addison@fns.usda.gov.