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Community Services Block Grant Formula and Discretionary Awards Community Food and Nutrition Programs


Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Assistance Type: Formula Grants; Direct Payments for Specified Use.
Popular Name: Community Services Block Grant:Food and Nutrition Programs
CFDA Number

Objectives: To provide for community-based, local, statewide and national programs which: (1) coordinate existing private and public food assistance resources to better serve low-income populations, whenever such coordination is determined to be inadequate; (2) assist low-income communities to identify potential sponsors of child nutrition programs and initiate new programs in underserved or unserved areas; and (3) develop innovative approaches at the State and local level to meet the nutritional needs of low-income individuals.