Nutrition Services Incentive Program (NSIP)
The Nutrition Services Incentive Program (NSIP) of the Older Americans Act (OAA) provides grants to states, territories, and eligible tribal organizations to support the OAA congregate and home-delivered nutrition programs by providing an incentive (cash, commodities, or combination of cash and commodities) to serve more meals. The NSIP is authorized by Section 311 of the OAA.
- NSIP FAQ — Answers to commonly asked questions about funding, program requirements, reporting, and more
- NSIP Domestically Produced Foods FAQ — Guidance on ensuring funds are used in alignment with OAA requirements
- What is Local Food?— Center for Agriculture & Food Systems issue brief
- NSIP Quick Tips — Tips and links to resources with more expansive information
- Title III-C and NSIP Data Elements Training— ACL webinar on NSIP reporting requirements
- Older Americans Act Allocation Tables: Title III-NSIP — Federal grant fund amounts provided to each state through the NSIP, under Title III of the Older Americans Act – Grants for State and Community Programs on Aging