Food Security Learning Center

The summary for the Food Security Learning Center 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 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 CSREES, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Food Security Learning Center: The Food Security Learning Center should be designed to create and maintain a national, web-based clearinghouse of information on community food security concerns and common community problems related to the underlying causes of hunger and poverty, including the loss of farms and ranches, rural poverty, welfare dependency, hunger, food access issues, the need for job training, and the need for self-sufficiency by individuals and communities. The FSLC will: operate a national information clearinghouse on innovative means, including Community Food Projects, for addressing food security and common community problems in the areas outlined above; provide information and guidance to other targeted entities on innovative programs that offer constructive, community-based or grassroots solutions to hunger, community food insecurity, and poverty; and contribute in-kind resources toward implementation of the grant.
Federal Grant Title: Food Security Learning Center
Federal Agency Name: CSREES
Grant Categories: Food and Nutrition Education Agriculture Community Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-CSREES-CFP-000689
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.225
CFDA Descriptions: Community Food Projects
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Jun 07, 2007
Posted Date: May 03, 2007
Creation Date: May 03, 2007
Archive Date: Aug 07, 2007
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
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 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are eligible to submit an application. Eligible NGOs must be: (1) Experienced in working with targeted entities - Federal agencies, States, political subdivisions, and other non-governmental organizations - and in organizing workshops that demonstrate programs to targeted entities; (2) Experienced in identifying programs that effectively address food security and community problems, including loss of farms and ranches, rural poverty, welfare dependency, hunger, the need for job training, and the need for self-sufficiency by individuals and communities, that can be implemented by other targeted entities; (3) Experienced in, and capable of receiving information from and communicating with targeted entities throughout the United States; and (4) Experienced in operating a national information clearinghouse that addresses one or more of the community problems described in paragraph (2) above.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
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Phone: 202-401-5048
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