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WIC Program Funding Process

By National WIC Association

“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 like Medicaid and SNAP, obtains its funding through the annual appropriations process. This process involves a number of different decision makers, including USDA and Senate and House Appropriations Committees and Subcommittees…”


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Date Added
March 6, 2019

Citation
National WIC Association (2018) WIC Program Funding Process. Available online: https://s3.amazonaws.com/aws.upl/nwica.org/2018-wic-what-funding-basics.pdf