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USDA Micro-Grants for Food Security Program (MGFSP) - Due 05/21/24

Opportunity Title:

Micro-Grants for Food Security Program (MGFSP)

 

Funder/Agency:

Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)

 

Opportunity Number:

USDA-AMS-TM-MGFSP-G-24-0028

 

Description:

The Micro-Grants for Food Security Program (MGFSP) assists agricultural agencies or departments in eligible states and territories to increase the quantity and quality of locally grown food in food insecure communities through small-scale gardening, herding, and livestock operations in food insecure communities in areas of the United States that have significant levels of food insecurity and import a significant quantity of foods. The agricultural agencies or departments competitively distribute the funds through subawards to eligible entities.


USDA promotes climate-resilient landscapes and rural economic systems, including tools to support agriculture, forests, grazing lands, and rural communities. AMS encourages applicants to consider including goals and activities related to reducing and stabilizing the levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere or adapting to the already occurring climate change in their project’s design and implementation.

 

Eligibility:

State governments

 

Award Details:

Total Amount Available:

$5,000,000

 

Maximum Award:

$2,000,000

 

Minimum Award:

$125,000

 

Deadline:

Applications Due May 21, 2024

 

 

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