USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture is accepting applications for the Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) formerly known as the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) Grant Program. This program supports projects to increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables among low-income consumers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and nutrition assistance by providing incentives at the point of purchase. Approximately $41 million is available, across five types of grants: 1. GusNIP Pilot Projects; 2. GusNIP Projects; 3. GusNIP Large Scale Projects; 4. Produce Prescription; and 5. Nutrition Incentive Program Training, Technical Assistance, Evaluation, and Information Centers.
Applications are due by June 10, 2019.