The McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program (McGovern-Dole) key objectives are to carry out:1) preschool and primary school food for education programs in foreign countries to improve food security, reduce the incidence of hunger, and improve literacy and primary education,

particularly with respect to girls; and, 2) maternal, infant, and child nutrition programs for pregnant women, nursing mothers, infants, and children who are five years of age or younger.

When applying, reference the country’s specific identification number as listed in the NOFO and below:
USDA- FAS-1 0. 608-0700-21-(680) –Benin USDA- FAS-1 0. 608-0700-21-(686) –Burkina Faso USDA- FAS-1 0. 608-0700-21-(520) –Guatemala USDA- FAS-1 0. 608-0700-21-(116) –Kyrgyzstan USDA- FAS-1 0. 608-0700-21-(439) –Laos USDA- FAS-1 0. 608-0700-21-(669) –Liberia USDA- FAS-1 0. 608-0700-21-(687) –Madagascar USDA- FAS-1 0. 608-0700-21-(679) –Republic of Congo USDA- FAS-1 0. 608-0700-21-(685) –Senegal USDA- FAS-1 0. 608-0700-21-(636) –Sierra Leone USDA- FAS-1 0. 608-0700-21-(000) –Non-priority country applications Please note, applications will only be reviewed against other applications received for the same priority country.

Also note, FAS may also review submissions from eligible Applicants for non–prioritized countries, however FAS will give priority consideration to fund proposals for the identified priority countries.

Go to Related Documents to find the full announcement, details on how to apply, instructions on accessing the Food Aid Information System, weekly responses to questions, and other important information.

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Food for Education

Department of Agriculture

Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: McGovern-Dole Food for Education 10.608

Estimated Funding: $250,000,000

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The full announcement can be found under the tab "related documents" above

Additional Information of Eligibility:
In accordance with the McGovern-Dole authorizing legislation, 7 U.S.C.

1736o-1, the following entities are eligible Applicants: Private voluntary organizations;Cooperatives; Intergovernmental Organizations;Governments of developing countries and their agencies; and Other organizationsSee 7 CFR section 1599.2 for the definition of a private voluntary organization.

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