NIFA Call for Applications: Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program WebNEERS

Deadline: 28 February 2017

United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is currently accepting applications for Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Web-based Nutrition Education Evaluation and Reporting System Project (EFNEP-WebNEERS), for the maintenance, continuous improvement, and further development of the Web-based Nutrition Education Evaluation and Reporting System for EFNEP (WebNEERS). WebNEERS captures the impacts of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), and to a lesser extent other nutrition education programs, such as the Supplemental Food Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed) as conducted by the land-grant universities.

Objectives

The purpose of the EFNEP-WebNEERS cooperative agreement is to:

  • fund the maintenance of security and ease of use of the current Web-based Nutrition Education Evaluation and Reporting System by all users
  • improve functionality; and
  • further develop the Web-based Nutrition Education Evaluation and Reporting System for EFNEP (WebNEERS) to align with advances in program direction.

Program Areas

The program areas may include, but is not limited to:

  • Analyzing system requirements
  • Migrating system data, while ensuring minimal disruption to users
  • Maintaining program code and documentation of all project development components and system maintenance procedures
  • Leading and co-leading ad hoc workgroups, and engaging with leaders of the respective program initiatives, to consider their application into WebNEERS, where appropriate
  • Innovating and continuing development and testing of new features to meet federal and partner needs for ongoing EFNEP evaluation, reporting, and technical support
  • Maintaining user manuals
  • Creating/offering training opportunities for users

Available Funding

The anticipated amount available for an EFNEP-WebNEERS cooperative agreement is approximately $900,000 available to the project over a five-year period. The amount available in FY 2017 is approximately $180,000.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible entities include universities and higher education institutions based in the United States.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Country: U.S.

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