Online applications will be accepted for 2022-23 CENA grants by the Southern Oklahoma Development Association (SODA) beginning May 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022.

The Community Expansion of Nutrition Assistance (CENA) program provides supplemental funding for the general improvement of nutritional conditions at eligible senior centers in the SODA service area to assist with increasing meals served and expanding needed services for senior residents of Oklahoma.

Applications must be submitted online

Contact Joye Angel at the SODA offices in Durant at (580) 920-1388 if you have any questions.

SODA is a regional council of governments covering Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Coal, Garvin, Johnston, Love, Marshall, Murray and Pontotoc Counties in southern Oklahoma. SODA fosters collaboration among local governments, business interests and community representatives by securing and leveraging resources to build and upgrade basic public infrastructure, crafting economic development strategies that result in local wealth creation initiatives, providing leadership and coordination to address rural fire protection needs and delivering and administering essential human service programs for senior citizens.