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Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Oct 15, 2012
Apr 04, 2013
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Nov 28, 2012
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Apr 05, 2013
May 05, 2013
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Food and Nutrition
Expected Number of Awards:
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 or PP 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
Community Food Projects should be designed to (1): (A) meet the food needs of low-income people; (B) increase the self-reliance of communities in providing for their own food needs; and (C) promote comprehensive responses to local food, farm, and nutrition issues; and/or (2) meet specific state, local, or neighborhood food and agriculture needs for (A) infrastructure improvement and development; (B) planning for long-term solutions; or (C) the creation of innovative marketing activities that mutually benefit agricultural producers and low-income consumers.
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