The GusNIP Nutrition Incentive Program presents the opportunity to bring together stakeholders from various parts of the food and healthcare systems to foster an understanding of how they might improve the health and nutrition status of participating households. NIFA requests applications for the GusNIP Nutrition Incentive Program from all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Guam, and the United States Virgin Islands, in addition to income-eligible consumers participating in the USDA Nutrition Assistance Program (NAP) in Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands.
For additional program requirements, see: https://www.nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/2023-02/FY23-GusNIP-RFA-508.pdf#page=8
NIFA encourages pursuing these priorities through the application of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in collaboration and consultation with Tribal Nations and Indigenous Peoples if consistent with the above goals and priorities. Furthermore, NIFA also encourages applicants to highlight proposed project plans that emphasize food and nutrition security, nutritional quality, environmental stewardship (e.g., food loss and waste, climate), culturally sensitive food and/or food practices, and economic and social equity.
Additionally, NIFA encourages projects that address the following:
For information about eligible projects, begin here: https://www.nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/2023-02/FY23-GusNIP-RFA-508.pdf#page=10
Estimated Total Program Funding: