Funding for SNAP-Ed - Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program

Funding for SNAP-Ed - Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) is funded through the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.


In accordance with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program engaged in an aggressive outreach campaign to seek input from a wide range of stakeholders regarding implementation of Section 241, which establishes a Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program.


The Final Rule, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program, was published in the Federal Register on March 31, 2016. The rule codifies SNAP-Ed provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.



Implementation of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, SNAP-Ed Provisions

Memoranda outlining the operations of SNAP-Ed that are affected by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

          • January 19, 2011 (PDF|236KB) Describes the provisions of Section 241, and how FNS will implement these provisions.
          • February 24, 2011 (PDF|296 KB) Provides guidance on financial management of SNAP-Ed expenditures during the period of transition to the funding provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Child Act of 2010.
          • April 28, 2011 (PDF|699KB) Provides additional guidance on funding provisions for SNAP-Ed provided under Section 241 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Child Act of 2010.