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New Grant Opportunities: Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services

The Administration for Community Living has released two Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services (INNU) funding opportunities for cooperative agreements to establish or replicate innovative approaches to enhance the quality, effectiveness, and outcomes of nutrition programs and services within the aging services network.

The announcement can be found here and the grant opportunities can be accessed at the links below:

INNU – Replication (HHS-2023-ACL-AOA-INNU-0008)

Projects replicate selected successful, completed INNU grants that have demonstrated positive senior nutrition program participant impacts. The announcement includes three replication model toolkits, which describe each project and provide resources for replication. Applicants select one project to replicate.

INNU – Research (HHS-2023-ACL-AOA-INNU-0007)

Projects create partnerships between universities, tribal colleges, or other research organizations in collaboration with aging services organizations to demonstrate whether innovative Senior Nutrition Program interventions impact nutrition, socialization, and/or health and well-being outcomes. Applicants must implement and evaluate an intervention.

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