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Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Program, Fiscal 2008, Competitive Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program: Description and Application Process

by David Smallwood and Victor Oliveira

Administrative Publication No. (AP-027) 38 pp, March 2008

ERS's Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Program is now accepting proposals for grants and cooperative agreements for fiscal 2008. The three priority research areas are (1) Food Choices: Economic Determinants and Consequences, (2) Economic Incentives in Food Assistance Programs, and (3) Food Assistance as an Economic Safety Net. This publication describes the research areas and application requirements. Funding for competitive awards in fiscal 2008 is approximately $2 million. The deadline for proposal submission is May 19, 2008.

Keywords: Food assistance programs, food choices, economic incentives, economic safety net, Food Stamp Program, WIC, child nutrition programs, food security, low-income people, Competitive Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program, FANRP

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