2022 CNIP Expansion – WIC and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

Portal ID:
7478
Status:
Closed (7 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:

Details

Purpose:

The California Nutrition Incentive Program (CNIP) encourages the purchase and consumption of healthy, California–grown fresh fruits and vegetables by nutrition benefit clients. This grant will provide funding to organizations to provide incentives to WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program shoppers purchasing California-grown fresh produce, support program operations, and outreach.

Description:

CDFA is seeking project proposals from qualified entities to distribute nutrition incentives to WIC and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program shoppers using their benefits to purchase California-grown fresh fruits and vegetables at authorized Certified Farmers’ Markets and farm stands. Qualified shoppers should be able to receive the incentive at the time of purchase. Projects that reach underserved populations, particularly communities where a large proportion of the population is low-income and communities with high rates of diet-related disease, will be prioritized.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Nonprofit

Certified Farmers' Markets, Farm Stands, and non-profits are eligible to apply

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
January 31, 2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
4/1/2022-12/31/2023

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$750,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State
Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
1-916-900-5020, cafarmtofork@cdfa.ca.gov