Farmers Market Promotion Program

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
04/27/2016 8 am PDT
Organization: 
USDA
Description: 

RFP Closed for FY 2016. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), AMS, requests applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2016 Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) to competitively award grants to eligible applicants for projects that establish, expand, and promote direct producer-to-consumer marketing.

Category: 
Farmers Market, Local Foods, Sustainability, Bioregionalism, Sustainable Agriculture, Community Development.
Funding Amount: 
Capacity Building: Minimum grant award is $50,000. Maximum award is $250,000. Community Development, Training, and Technical Assistance: Minimum grant award is $250,000. Maximum award $500,000.
Matching Funds: 
FMPP does not require a cost-share or match.
Eligibility: 
All applicants must be domestic entities owned, operated, and located within the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.