Community Foods Program

In FY 2015, NIFA's CFPCGP intends to solicit applications and fund two types of grants.

The types are entitled (1) Community Food Projects (CFP), and (2) Planning Projects (PP).

The primary goals of the CFPCGP are to:
Meet the food needs of low-income individuals through food distribution,

credit:


community outreach to assist in participation in Federally assisted nutrition programs, or improving access to food as part of a comprehensive service; Increase the self-reliance of communities in providing for the food needs of the communities; Promote comprehensive responses to local food access, farm, and nutrition issues; and Meet specific state, local or neighborhood food and agricultural needs including needs relating to:
Equipment necessary for the efficient operation of a project; Planning for long-term solutions; or The creation of innovative marketing activities that mutually benefit agricultural producers and low-income consumers.
Related Programs

Community Food Projects

Department of Agriculture


Agency: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Office:

Estimated Funding: $9,000,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

K03
Food




Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
FY 2015 Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Public food program service providers, tribal organizations, or private nonprofit entities, including gleaners (see Definition in Part VIII, E.).

Please refer to eligibility in the RFA.



Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:


Agency Email Description:


Agency Email:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov

Date Posted:
2015-02-13

Application Due Date:
2015-03-17

Archive Date:
2015-03-18




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