Consultation Services Offerings: FY 2018 USDA Farm to School Grant Program
National Farm to School Network | 12-Oct-2017
The US Department of Agriculture has released the FY 2018 Farm to School Grant Program Request for Applications. The USDA Farm to School Grant Program awards up to $5 million annually in competitive grant funding to support efforts that improve access to local foods in schools. Applicants may apply for a planning, implementation, or training grant, with award amounts ranging from $20,000-$100,000. Learn more in this fact sheet, by attending one of USDA’s upcoming informational webinars, or in this document of frequently asked questions. Applications are due on December 8, 2017.
The National Farm to School Network advocated for the establishment of the USDA Farm to School Grant Program and is committed to ensuring it reaches the communities that need this funding most. NFSN is available on a consultation basis to provide assistance to potential applicants in the areas of: planning and preparing the application, customized support for Native communities, evaluation, and focus on early care and education/pre-K.
For more information about NFSN consultation, including contact details and pricing, please click the link below. The deadline to express interest for receiving assistance from NFSN on a consultation basis is November 8, 2017.