Apr 18, 2005
The completed application package must be received by FNS at the address listed below on or before 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on April 18, 2005.
1. Submit application by hand delivery or by mail.
We advise that you meet the deadline by delivering the application or by mailing it sufficiently in advance of the deadline to ensure its timely receipt.
2. Submit application by www.grants.gov
www.grants.gov is a new government-wide website designed for electronic submission of applications/proposals. We advise that you allow ample time to familiarize yourself with the system?s requirements. You will need both a Data Universal Number (DUNS) and a Contract Registry Number (CCR) to access the system. You can contact Dun and Bradstreet at 1-800-234-3867 to obtain a DUNS number if you do not have one already. All applicants that opt to submit their application/proposal via www.grants.gov must send an email to Suzanne Pastura, Grants Officer, at Suzanne.firstname.lastname@example.org, advising that the application was submitted through the grants.gov portal. This e-mail must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on the application due date. Please be aware that the grants.gov system provides several confirmation notices, you need to be sure that you have confirmation that the application was accepted.
3. For mailed or delivered applications, one original and two copies must be submitted. The original copy must be ready for copying (i.e. single-sided, unstapled, unbound and on 8
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For Fiscal Year 2005, the Team Nutrition (TN) Training Grants are authorized at $4 million in funding by Public Law 108-447, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005. These grants are to assist State agencies (SA) in achieving the TN goal of improving children?s lifelong eating and physical activity habits using the most current Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Please see RFA for discussion of award ceiling and other requirements.
Who can apply:
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
Eligible functional categories:
Team Nutrition Grants
TN Training Grants are one of the anchor delivery systems for supporting the implementation of the Department of Agriculture?s (USDA) nutrition requirements and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans in Food & Nutrition Service school meal programs.
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, Grants Management Division