Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program

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Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program: In FY 2018, NIFA's CFP intends to solicit applications and fund two types of grants. The types are entitled (1) Community Food Projects (CFP) and (2) Planning Projects (PP). The primary goals of the CFP are to: Meet the food needs of low-income individuals through food distribution, community outreach to assist in participation in Federally assisted nutrition programs, or improving access to food as part of a comprehensive service; Increase the self-reliance of communities in providing for the food needs of the communities; Promote comprehensive responses to local food access, farm, and nutrition issues; and Meet specific state, local or neighborhood food and agricultural needs including needs relating to: Equipment necessary for the efficient operation of a project; Planning for long-term solutions; or The creation of innovative marketing activities that mutually benefit agricultural producers and low-income consumers.
Federal Grant Title: Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Mandatory
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-CFP-006392
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.225
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: December 4th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: December 4th, 2017
Posted Date: September 12th, 2017
Creation Date: September 12th, 2017
Archive Date: January 3rd, 2018
Total Program Funding: $8,640,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: September 12th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Public food program service providers, tribal organizations, or private nonprofit entities, including gleaners (see Definition in Part VIII, E.). Please refer to Part III, Eligibility in the RFA.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program
Grant Announcement Contact
NIFA Help Desk
Phone: 202-401-5048
Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays

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