Farm and Food Workers Relief Grant Program

The Farm and Food Workers Relief grant program provides financial support to eligible entities (i.e., State agencies, Tribal entities, and non-profit organizations) to deliver relief in the form of $600 flat-rate payments to eligible farmworkers, meatpacking workers, and grocery store workers who incurred

credit:


expenses preparing for preventing exposure to, and responding to, the COVID-19 pandemic.

This relief is intended to defray costs for reasonable and necessary personal, family, or living expenses such as, but not limited to:
costs for personal protective equipment (PPE), expenses associated with quarantines and testing, and dependent care.
Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: Agricultural Marketing Service

Estimated Funding: $665,000,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
U.S. Embassy website

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible entities are State agencies, Tribal entities, or nonprofits with State or IRS 501 (c) status, where no part of the organization’s or institution’s net earnings inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual, that have experience in providing support or relief services to farmworkers, meatpacking workers, or grocery store workers.Eligible entities must be domestic entities owned, operated, and located within the geographic area of the United States, including the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.All eligible entities must demonstrate that they have experience in providing support or relief services to farmworkers, meatpacking workers, or grocery store workers.

Examples include, but are not limited to:• Providing personal protective equipment such as masks to such workers,• Hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic or outreach campaign, or• Providing financial support to such workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.ams.usda.gov/services/grants/ffwr

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
FFWRGrants@usda.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2021-11-10

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2022-03-10



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