The Emergency Food Program
General Infrastructure Grant
The Emergency Food
Program Infrastructure Grant was authorized by
the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008.
It is a competitive grant program that provides
funds to improve and expand the infrastructure
needs of emergency feeding organizations (EFO)
that participate in the Emergency Food
Assistance Program (TEFAP). There are two
grant solicitations, one for EFOs that serve
rural areas and one for all EFOs.
about the TEFAP Rural Infrastructure Grant can
be found here.
These grants will help EFOs to implement,
improve, and expand their infrastructure
activities and projects, including developing
computerized systems for tracking time-sensitive
food products; improving the distribution of
perishable foods (such as fresh fruits and
vegetables); rescuing prepared, unserved food;
identifying donors, new EFOs, and eligible
recipients; and improving facilities and