Agency: Agriculture Dept. (USDA) (Nat’l Institute of Food & Agriculture, NIFA); Program: Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program (CFDA Number: 10.225) (Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-CFP-006084); Eligibility: Nonprofits (child obesity projects receive priority); Funding: $8.6 million for multiple (a dollar-for-dollar match required); Deadline: Nov. 30.
Summary: Grants support projects helping meet the food needs of low-income individuals. Grants are intended to increase the self-reliance of communities in providing for their food needs and promoting comprehensive responses to local food, farm and nutrition issues. Planning grants go to complete a plan toward the improvement of community food security in keeping with the primary goals of the overall program