Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program

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Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program: The primary goals of the Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program (CFPCGP) are to: (1)Meet the food needs of low-income individuals; (2)Increase the self-reliance of communities in providing for the food needs of the communities; (3)Promote comprehensive responses to local food, farm, and nutrition issues; and (4) Meet specific State, local or neighborhood food and agricultural needs including needs relating to: (a) Infrastructure improvement and development; (b) Planning for long-term solutions; or (c)The creation of innovative marketing activities that mutually benefit agricultural producers and low-income consumers.
Federal Grant Title: Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program
Federal Agency Name: CSREES
Grant Categories: Agriculture Community Development Food and Nutrition
Type of Opportunity: Mandatory
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-CSREES-CFP-002544
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.225
CFDA Descriptions: Community Food Projects
Current Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2009
Posted Date: Sep 23, 2009
Creation Date: Sep 23, 2009
Archive Date: Dec 21, 2009
Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Only private, nonprofit entities meeting specific requirements as listed in the Request for Applications (RFA). Please refer to eligibility in the RFA.
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