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Micro-Grants for Food Security Program

Open Date:

3/21/2024

Close Date:

5/28/2024

Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Native/Tribal Entities
  • State Governments

Program Purpose:

  • Agriculture
  • Low-income Assistance

Reserved for Energy
Communities?

No

Bureau/Office

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Overview

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 by competitively distributing 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.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - no match
Total Amount Available:
$5,000,000
Limit per Applicant:
$2,000,000
Estimated Awards:
10

Applicant Guidance

Please see the webpage.

Contact Information

Grant Program Questions: Grants.gov Questions: support@grants.gov or 1-800-518-4726.

IPPGrants@usda.gov

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