U.S. Department Of Agriculture (USDA) - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
07/06/20 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, local and tribal government agencies, and K-12 schools for projects that increase access to locally grown produce in urban areas. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Projects should target single or multiple urban areas, suburbs, or urban clusters in the United States where access to fresh foods is limited or unavailable and should include one or more partner organizations to achieve project goals within the target area(s).
Planning Projects (PP)
The purpose of PP is to support the development of projects that will either initiate, build upon, or expand the efforts of farmers, gardeners, citizens, government officials, schools, and other stakeholders in urban areas and suburbs. PPs may be designed to:
Implementation Projects (IP)
The purpose of IP is to accelerate existing and emerging models of urban, indoor, and other agricultural practices that serve multiple farmers or gardeners. IPs should improve access to local food in the target area(s). No single IP award will exceed $100,000 in any single year or $300,000 over three years. IPs may be designed to:
GrantWatch ID#: 189810
There is no commitment by NRCS to make a specific number of awards.
Approximately $1,000,000 is available for Planning Projects (PP). The funding floor for PP is $200,000 and the funding ceiling is $500,000.
Approximately $2,000,000 is available for Implementation Projects (IP). The funding floor for IP is $100,000 and the funding ceiling is $300,000.
Projects may be between 1 and 3 years in duration. Applicants should plan their projects based on a project start date of September 15, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions regarding this opportunity, please contact one of the following individuals:
Administrative Contact (Primary Contact)
Name: Michele Devaney
Grants Management Specialist
FPAC Business Center
Phone Number: (801) 524-4587
Name: Annie Ceccarini
Phone Number: 202-577-7462
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