WIC Research, Policy and Practice Hub WIC Research, Policy and Practice Hub


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…”

View Resource

Date Added
March 6, 2019

National WIC Association (2018) WIC Program Funding Process. Available online: https://media.nwica.org/2018-wic-what-funding-basics.pdf