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2012 Hunger Champions Award Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

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Sponsor USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Deadlines Aug 31, 2012
Contact

Questions concerning the Hunger Champions Award Program or the Outreach Coalition should be emailed to outreachcoalition@fns.usda.gov.

Purpose

This program honors local county assistance offices that provide exemplary service in assisting eligible clients to obtain benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The award recognizes and supports local county assistance offices that make an effort to embrace the mission of the SNAP: “to increase food security and to reduce hunger by providing children and low income people with food, a healthy diet and nutrition education”.

Eligibility

Local county assistance offices that provide benefits from the SNAP.

Geographic
coverage
Nationwide
Amount of
funding

Awardees will be acknowledged at the 2012 State SNAP Directors conference. All Hunger Champions nominees will be recognized with a certificate noting their extra effort, commitment and passion for assuring that the SNAP participants have the nutrition assistance they need for their families.

Application
process

Any individual, agency or organization who has worked, observed or has personal experience with a local county assistance office that provides exemplary service to SNAP clients and/or applicants may nominate that office to be honored as a Hunger Champion.

Links to the nomination forms are available on the program website.

Tagged as Food and hunger



For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RAC does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.

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Organization:
USDA Food and Nutrition Service, view details

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