U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) - Office of Community Food Systems (OCFS)
12/13/19 11:59 PM EST
Grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 and grants starting at $50,000 to USA schools, agencies, Indian tribal organizations, nonprofit organizations, and agricultural producers for programs to increase access to local foods for eligible schools. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take three weeks to complete. Funding is intended for training, supporting operations, planning, purchasing equipment, developing school gardens, developing partnerships, and implementing farm to school programs.
USDA considers the following priorities for FY 2020:
There are three funding tracks available for FY 2020: Farm to School Planning grants, Implementation grants, and State Agency grants (new).
Farm to School State Agency Grants:
GrantWatch ID#: 154171
Expected Number of Awards: 275
- Planning grant awards will range from $20,000 ‐ $50,000.
- Implementation and State Agency grants will range from $50,000 ‐ $100,000.
- Planning grants: Award Period 12 months
- Implementation grants: Award Period 12 or 24 months
- State Agency grants: Award Period 12 or 24 months
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