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FY 2008 Food Stamp Participation Program

Post Date

February 20th 2008

Application Due Date

May 15th 2008

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)


Funding Activity Categories

Food and Nutrition

Eligibility Categories


The entities eligible to receive grants under this competition are: • The 53 State agencies that administer the FSP; • State or local governments; • Agencies providing health or welfare services*; • Public health or educational entities*; and • Private non-profit entities* such as community-based or faith-based organizations, food banks, or other emergency feeding organizations.


  • Award Range:

    $None - $None

Grant Description

Eligible applicants are invited to compete for a 2008 Food Stamp (FS) Participation Program. Subject to the availability of FY 2008 funding, up to $5 million dollars in grant funding is available. The purpose of the FS Participation Program is to support efforts by State agencies and their community-based and faith based partners to develop and implement: simple food stamp applications and eligibility determination systems; or measures to improve access to fs benefits by eligible applicants. Please view the announcement for additional details.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Agriculture

  • Office:

    Food and Nutrition Service

  • Agency Contact:

    Lisa Johnson
    Grants Management Division
    Phone 703-305-2848

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    Contact the Grant Officer

  • Agency Email Address:

  • More Information:

    Link to the announcement

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