Local Food Promotion Program

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

Deadline Passed for 2018. Deadline Unknown for 2019. The Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) offers grant funds with a 25% match to support the development and expansion of local and regional food business enterprises to increase domestic consumption of, and access to, locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and ranch operations serving local markets. There are two types of project applications: planning grants and implementation grants. LFPP Planning Grants are used in the planning stages of establishing or expanding a local and regional food business enterprise. LFPP Implementation Grants are used to establish a new local and regional food business enterprise, or to improve or expand an existing local or regional food business enterprise.

Category: 
food security, local foods, agriculture, farm and ranch operations, development, food business enterprise
Funding Amount: 
Planning grants: $25,000 - $100,000 Implementation grants: $100,000 - $500,000
Matching Funds: 
Yes

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Tribal Governments included in eligibility
Contact Information: 
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Room 4534-South Building Washington, DC 20250-0269 E-mail: USDALFPPQuestions@ams.usda.gov Phone: 202-720-0933 Fax: 202-690-4152