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New Grant Opportunities: Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services

New Grant Opportunities: Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services

The Administration on Aging | Administration for Community Living (ACL) has released two Innovations in Nutrition (INNU) Funding Opportunities Announcements (FOAs) to establish cooperative agreements to conduct research projects that enhance the quality, effectiveness, and outcomes of nutrition programs and services within the aging services network.



Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services – Statewide Research       (HHS-2021-ACL-AOA-INNU-0092)



Applications are due on May 24, 2021.

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to test and validate the effectiveness of innovative Senior Nutrition Program policies created during COVID-19 which result in improved health indicators among those served or the capacity of an organization to provide services. Projects should include the development and implementation of statewide policies that support transitioning to and sustaining congregate meal programs and delivering impactful nutrition education. Research projects proposed under this grant program must have the potential for broad implementation throughout the aging services network.



Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services – Community Research        (HHS-2021-ACL-AOA-INNU-0084)



Applications are due on May 24, 2021.

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to verify the effectiveness of innovative Senior Nutrition Program programs and practices created during COVID-19 that positively impact participants and support transitioning to and sustaining congregate meal programs and delivering impactful nutrition education. Research projects proposed under this grant program must have the potential for broad implementation throughout the aging services network.

Learn more about the Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services Research Grants Funding Opportunities at www.grants.gov.

For more information, contact:

Judy R. Simon, MS, RD, LDN

National Nutritionist

Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP)

Administration on Aging | Administration for Community Living

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

330 C Street, SW

Washington, DC 20024

202.795.7381

judy.simon@acl.hhs.gov

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