In 2015, the Colorado Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program was awarded a WIC Special Projects mini-grant from the US Department of Agriculture to implement their innovative Texting for Retention […]
Increasing NYS WIC retention rates among eligible participants is critical to improving the nutrition status and eating behaviors of low income families, nurturing optimal child development, and supporting childhood obesity […]
Massachusetts WIC was awarded the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) 2011 WIC Special Project Grant (Full Paper) to conduct the evaluation of the Massachusetts WIC Enhanced Referral and Family Support […]
The FY 2014 WIC Special Project mini-grants focused on WIC child retention. Vermont’s project, WIC2Five: Using Mobile Health Education Messaging to Support Program Retention, aimed to increase retention through weekly […]
The WIC Outreach Project was intended to increase retention rates among eligible children in New Castle County, DE through a partnership between the State of Delaware WIC Program and the […]
FNS awards WIC Special Project Grants to be used for "special State projects of regional or national significance to improve the services of the program." In order to meet the statutory objectives, Special Projects need to address issues of critical and timely importance to the WIC program.