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WIC Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

Program Funding
Total Spent
$796.4M
 
Total Obligated
$646.3M

Some agencies choose to report funding totals for multiple programs in a single submission. The obligated and spent totals shown here only reflect those reported for this program alone. To see all money associated with this program, use the All Pandemic Awards dashboard and search for the program in the filter bar.

Number of Awards
461
Assistance Listing
10.557
Published Date
Objectives
To provide low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five who are determined to be at nutritional risk with supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition education, and referrals to health and social services at no cost. WIC also promotes and supports breastfeeding as the feeding method of choice for infants, provides substance abuse education and promotes immunization and other aspects of healthy living. For Formula Grants, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) makes funds available to participating State health agencies and Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) that, in turn, distribute the funds to participating local agencies. State and local agencies use WIC funds to pay the costs of specified supplemental foods provided to WIC participants, and to pay for specified nutrition services and administration (NSA) costs, including the cost of…

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Total Rows 530