FY 2017 Request for Partners (RFP)


Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Tracks (TRACKS) administers Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) for the Department of Human Services (DHS) in Pennsylvania. TRACKS is funded through USDA’s Food & Nutrition Service (FNS) and operates the program according to FNS SNAP-Ed Plan Guidance.

Agencies serving low income individuals and families can submit annual applications for funding to provide nutrition education programming that aligns with one or more of TRACKS three nutrition education projects (Adult/Senior Track, School-Age Track, and Preschool Track).

Fiscal Year 2017 (10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017) Request for Partners includes:

Intent to Apply

Notice of intent to apply must be received by the TRACKS office no later than Tuesday, January 19, 2016. Complete the Intent to Apply Form and submit by email to patracks@psu.edu or fax to 814-865-9046.

Proposal Submission

Completed RFP forms must be uploaded to the TRACKS Partner Portal (Portal) no later than Monday, February 29, 2016. Instructions and training for Portal users will be provided prior to the proposal submission deadline.

Proposal Conference

March 28 - April 11, 2015: Applicants are required to attend a 1-2 hour proposal conference, scheduled by the ME.

RFP General Information

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Application Materials

Samples of completed forms are included for instructional purposes only. Applicant responses vary and will be agency-specific.


Table 1

Adult/Senior Track Form Instructions Sample Education Materials  
School-Age Track Form Instructions Sample Education Materials Story Books
Preschool Track Form Instructions Sample Education Materials


Table 2

Program Delivery Sites Report *** Instructions ***
Memorandum of Understanding Form Instructions Head Start Sample
Public Housing Sample
School District Sample
Senior Center Sample
Letter of Agreement Form Instructions Sample


Table 3

Partner Match Letter Form Instructions Sample
Optional Attachment
Space Calculation Form Instructions Sample
Partner Match Summary Form Instructions Sample
Staffing Chart & Budget Form Instructions Salary Staff Sample
Wage Staff Sample
Budget Sample
Budget Narrative Form Instructions Sample
Private Cash Donations Waiver Form Instructions Sample



Returning Partners must create their Program Delivery Sites Report in STARtracks. New Applicants can contact the TRACKS Management Entity for a Program Delivery Sites Form and Sample.