Food Assistance & Nutrition Research Program No. (FANRR-10) 31 pp

December 2000

Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Small Grants Program: Executive Summaries of 1998 Research Grants

The Economic Research Service Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Program (FANRP) offers a Small Grants Program designed to stimulate new and innovative research on food assistance and nutrition issues and to broaden the participation of social science scholars in these issues. ERS created partnerships with five academic institutions and research institutes in administering the program. This report presents a summary of the research findings from the first set of small grants, which were awarded in the summer and fall of 1998.

Keywords: food assistance, nutrition, small grants program, grants

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