Monday, July 27, 2015

FW: RCPNC Grant Announcement

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Sorry for sending 2 emails today!! See below and attached for details regarding this new funding opportunity focused on child poverty and nutrition!


From: [] On Behalf Of Elrod, Brent - NIFA
Sent: Monday, July 27, 2015 9:16 AM
Subject: FW: RCPNC Grant Announcement


The Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center (RCPNC) at the University of Kentucky is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for organizations interested in improving the coordination of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Child Nutrition programs and other nutrition assistance programs.  The goal in improving coordination is to increase participation in these programs.

Government or non-profit organizations at the state or local (city or county) level located in in 324 persistently poor counties in 15 states may apply for up to $100,000 in grant funding. Special consideration will be given to areas with large Native American populations and Tribal districts.  A list of eligible counties is at

For more information about this funding opportunity, see the attached Request for Applications.


Ann Vail, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Joann Lianekhammy, Ph.D.



Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center

School of Human Environmental Sciences

University of Kentucky

107 Erikson Hall

Lexington KY 40506

(859) 257-3888


*The Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center is supported by funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service.  RCPNC grants are administered by the University of Kentucky.


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