This policy memorandum set forth updated WIC Management Information System (MIS) guidelines and Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) and MIS funding guidance to facilitate the implementation of statewide WIC EBT systems.
“WIC is a domestic discretionary program under the jurisdiction of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS). This means that WIC, unlike mandatory assistance programs […]
“Why Competitive Bidding Is Important To WIC Without competitive bidding, WIC would either need a much larger congressional appropriation or the program would have to terminate benefits for a huge […]
SUMMARY OF NWA FISCAL YEAR 2020 FUNDING REQUESTS Total funding request: $6.15 billion + contingency fund Set-aside for Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program: $90 million Set-aside for WIC infrastructure: $14 million […]
THE CRITICAL NEED FOR WIC Across the United States, in urban and rural areas, WIC’s time-limited services and benefits ensure that children get a strong, healthy start in life. There […]
This report summarized workshop presentations and discussions by academic and nutrition professional experts, focusing on how to develop a research agenda for the WIC Program.
The report details the potential effects of reductoins in WIC funding for the program and participants (2017-2018).
This is WIC program funding data from FY2017, from all 90 WIC state agencies, collected and compiled by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.
This is WIC program funding data from FY2016, from all 90 WIC state agencies, collected and compiled by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.