The following definitions and examples can be used when deciding what type of jurisdiction level applies to a partnership or coalition.
Local (Community, district, parish, city, town, county, borough, region)
A partnership or coalition with a group in a nearby geographic area, such as a school, public library, local or county-level WIC office, public health organization, food pantry, grocery store, community garden, clinic, hospital, etc.
A partnership or coalition with state-level groups, such as your state’s Department of Children and Families, your state’s Department of Agriculture, a state-level WIC office, State Nutrition Action Councils (SNAC), state advisory panels, etc.
Territorial / Commonwealth
This option can be used by SNAP-Ed agencies located in territories, such as Guam or Virgin Islands.
A partnership or coalition with a tribal organization, such as a tribal council, Bureau of Indian Affairs group, health center, youth center, etc.
A partnership or coalition with a group serving in multiple states, such as NERAOC, Alliance for the Great Lakes, University Extension services from multiple other universities, etc.
Federal / National
A partnership or coalition with a group that serves the nation, such as American Dairy Association, American Corn Growers, U.S. Agricultural Society, Produce Safety Alliance, etc.
A partnership or coalition with a group serving internationally, such as with Sea Grant work.