FY 2019 Farm to School Grant

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
USDA
Description: 

Deadline Passed 12/04/2018. Deadline Unknown for 2019. Section 18 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA) established aFarm to School program in order to assist eligible entities, (schools, school districts, agricultural producers, Indian tribal organizations, nonprofit organizations, state agencies and local agencies), through grants and technical assistance, in implementing farm toschool programs that improve access to local foods in eligible schools

Category: 
Health, food security, local economy, agriculture, school health, public
Funding Amount: 
$20,000-$100,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Indian tribal organizations and schools. Eligible schools are defined as pre-K-12 School Food Authorities (SFAs), non-profit private schools, charter schools, Indian tribal schools, and others that participate in the National School Lunch or Breakfast Programs. Organizations that have received implementation, support service, or training grants through the Farm to School Grant Program in the last two funding cycles (FY 2017 or FY 2018) are ineligible to apply for FY 2019 funding.