Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement (LRP) Program

The summary for the Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement (LRP) Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Foreign Agricultural Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement (LRP) Program: Funding Opportunity Description: Under the LRP program, recipients use grant funds to purchase eligible commodities, support activities to improve the availability of commodity supply in developing countries, and pay for associated administrative and operational costs related to the implementation of field-based projects in a foreign country pursuant to an agreement with USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). USDA-FAS may give preference for funding to eligible entities that have, or are working towards, projects under the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program (McGovern-Dole). Applications will be prioritized for the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, Kenya, and Tanzania. The USDA LRP Program will focus primarily on development programs, although the rule also provides for the furnishing of food assistance through an emergency response (7 CFR § 1590), through a field-based project for a period of not less than one year and not more than two years.
Federal Grant Title: Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement (LRP) Program
Federal Agency Name: Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS)
Grant Categories: Agriculture Education Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-FAS-LRP-17
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 10.612
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 12th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: May 12th, 2017
Posted Date: March 13th, 2017
Creation Date: March 13th, 2017
Archive Date: June 11th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 13th, 2017
Category Explanation
Food Aid, Food Assistance, School Feeding, Food for Education, International Development
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Assistance may be provided to private voluntary organizations, cooperatives, or intergovernmental organizations, as specified in the LRP Regulations (7 CFR § 1590.1(d)).
Link to Full Grant Announcement
The LRP Notice of Funding Opportunity/Proposal Guidance can be found on USDA’s Food Assistance Website as listed above.
Grant Announcement Contact
Ingrid Ardjosoediro
Branch Chief, Food for Education
Food Aid Division
Office of Capacity Building and Development
Foreign Agricultural Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
(202) 720-4221
[email protected]

Food Assistance Division Contact Email Address
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