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Funding Opportunity Number:
Sep 21, 2011
Sep 21, 2011
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Nov 17, 2011
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Nov 17, 2011
Dec 17, 2011
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Food and Nutrition
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Estimated Total Program Funding:
Community Food Projects
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Only private, nonprofit entities meeting the following three requirements are eligible to receive a CFP, PP or TCB grant: (a) have experience in the area of (i) community food work, particularly concerning small and medium-size farms, including the provision of food to people in low-income communities and the development of new markets in low-income communities for agricultural producers; or (ii) job training and business development activities for food-related activities in low-income communities; (b) demonstrate competency to implement a project, provide fiscal accountability, collect data, and prepare reports and other necessary documentation; and (c) demonstrate a willingness to share information with researchers, evaluators, practitioners, and other interested parties, including a plan for dissemination of results.
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
To support: (1) the development of Community Food Projects with a one-time infusion of federal dollars to make such projects self-sustaining; (2) Planning Projects to assess the food security needs and plan long-term solutions to help ensure food security in communities; and (3) a project that provides Training and Capacity Building on a nationwide basis to entities interested in developing new Community Food Projects or assisting current grantees and others to effectively operate their food security projects.