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The USDA just lately launched a number of RFPs associated to meals entry methods. Technical help is out there to members of the GFO Community ought to they resolve to submit a proposal for any of the beneath funding alternatives.

  1. Group Meals Initiatives: due June 3
  • Supposed as a one-time infusion of funds to solidify a neighborhood meals mission that may then maintain itself. Uniquely these funds could be put towards capital enhancements equivalent to services restoration/adaption.
  • New Entry affords as much as 5 hours of technical help. Signal-up for TA for functions right here: http://www.tfaforms.com/353032.
  • CFP Applicant Ranges:
    • CFP Planning Grant: for 1 12 months with max request of $35Ok, have to be wholly new mission, not piloted beforehand.
    • CFP Implementation Grant: for as much as Four years, $125Ok max per 12 months, to not exceed $400Ok whole.
  1. Meals and Agriculture Service Studying Initiatives: due July 9
  • Supposed to assist Farm to College initiatives develop or scale up programming over cluster of colleges, district, or area for skilled F2S candidates.
  • Applicant webinar on June 4, 2pm Jap.
  • Implementation Grant: as much as 2 years, to not exceed $225Ok whole.
  1. Gus Schumacher Vitamin Incentive Program or GusNIP (previously Meals Insecurity Vitamin Incentive Program/FINI): due June 10
  • Supposed to extend the acquisition and consumption of fruits/veg for customers enrolled in SNAP by offering level of buy incentive(s) (doubling SNAP {dollars} at retail and farmers markets, CSAs, prescription applications).
  • Applicant webinar on Might 15, 2pm Jap.
  • GusNIP Applicant Ranges: (unusual acronyms, 5 ranges of funding)
    • GusNIP Pilot Initiatives (FPP): as much as 1 12 months, max $100Ok, must be a first-time mission/early stage initiative.
    • GusNIP Implementation Initiatives (FIP): as much as Four years, max $500Ok request, geared to help in program growth and analysis (could be established initiative).
    • Giant Scale (FLSP): as much as Four years, max $500Ok request, geared to help multi-county, state-wide or regional incentive program.
    • Produce Prescriptions (PPR): as much as Three years, max $500Ok, geared to help multi-county, state-wide or regional PPR that’s partnering with 1 or extra healthcare associate(s).
    • Vitamin Incentive Coaching, Technical Help, Analysis, and Info Facilities (Facilities): as much as Four years, TBD on particular person requests $100-125Ok/12 months secure vary. Geared to ‘facilities’ that present companies to GusNIP grantees associated to coaching, TA, and analysis.
  1. Native Meals Promotion Program: due June 18
  • Supposed to help the event and growth of native and regional meals enterprises to extend consumption and entry to native meals, and to develop new market alternatives for farm operations serving native markets.
  • LFPP Planning Grant: 1 12 months, $25Ok-100Ok
  • LFPP Implementation Grant: as much as Four years, $100-500Ok
  1. Farmers Market Promotion Program: due June 18
  • Supposed to help the event, coordination, and growth of direct-producer-to shopper markets to assist enhance entry and availability to domestically and regionally produced agricultural merchandise.
  • Farmers Market Coalition Recommendation and Steerage accessible.
  • Min $50Ok Max $500Ok, minimal 25% match required.
  • Meals Coverage Councils now eligible
  • Candidates can use as much as $6,500 to improve tools to enhance meals security