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Executive SummaryThe Department of Agriculture seeks comments on proposed revisions to the uniform application package for the Food and Nutrition Service's discretionary grant programs open to businesses as well as non-profit groups. In an Aug. 20 Federal Register 1notice, USDA says the revisions will continue the authority for the uniform grant application package and update the estimate of time applicants need to complete the forms. The package can be used for all FNS' discretionary grant programs to collect information from applicants needed to evaluate and rank applicants and protect the integrity of the selection process. The proposed information collection covered by the notice is related to requirements for program narrative statements. The affected entities are state and local governments, Indian tribal organizations, institutions of higher education and hospitals as well as non- and for-profit organizations. The deadline for comments is Oct. 20
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