USDA Farm to School Grants - Deadline April 30

April 2, 2014

FY’15 USDA Farm to School Grants request for applications was released earlier this month- applications are due April 30th.

1. Planning grants are intended for school districts or schools just starting to incorporate farm to school program elements into their operations.
2. Implementation grants are intended for school districts or schools to help scale or further develop existing farm to school initiatives.
3. Support Service grants are intended for state and local agencies, Indian tribal organizations, agricultural producers or groups of agricultural producers, and non-profit entities working with school districts or schools to further develop existing farm to school initiatives and to provide broad reaching support services to farm to school initiatives.

Proposals for planning, implementation, and support service grants are due at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, April 30, 2014.
A 25% cash or in-kind match of the total project cost is required.

Tegan Hagy

Farm to School Program Specialist
Mid Atlantic Regional Office (MARO)
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
(609) 259 5071
tegan.hagy@fns.usda.gov
www.fns.usda.gov/farmtoschool

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