Funding Opportunity: Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests proposals for the Community Food Projects Grant Program. Community Food Projects should be designed to meet the food needs of low-income people, increase the self-reliance of communities in providing for their own food needs, and promote comprehensive responses to local food, farm, and nutrition issues and/or meet specific state, local, or neighborhood food and agriculture needs. The goal of the program should focus on infrastructure improvement and development, planning for long-term solutions, or the creation of innovative marketing activities that mutually benefit agricultural producers and low-income consumers.
Application Deadline: November 28, 2012
Up to $5,000,000 will be made available for funding.
Access the grant synopsis, full description, and application here: http://1.usa.gov/OZJ8pH