Resources for Farm to School Grant Program Applicants
The Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Farm to School Grant Program Request for Applications (RFA) is now available. In the upcoming FY 2020 grant cycle, USDA anticipates awarding approximately $10 million in grant funding to support efforts that improve access to local foods in schools.
If you are interested in applying for the FY 2020 Farm to School Grant, please review the resources below. For additional funding opportunities for farm to school activities, see USDA Grants and Loans that Support Farm to School Activities for more details.
FY 2020 RFA Materials
|Farm to School Request for Applications||The RFA provides grant program details, including eligibility and application/submission information.|
|Frequently Asked Questions||The FAQ contains answers to the most common questions from the applicants.|
|Introduction to Farm to School Grant Submissions||
This webinar is intended for all interested Farm to School Grant Applicants. This presentation will cover the fundamentals of compiling required information, completing the application form, and submitting your form electronically to grants.gov. Linked here is a recording of the October 23rd presentation.
|Farm to School Grant: Tips for Developing Farm to School Grant Applications||This webinar is intended for all new Farm to School Grant Applicants and covers tops for organizing and writing a Farm to School Grant project narrative and budget.|
|Farm to School Grant Factsheet||
|Farm to School Planning Toolkit||
|Summary of Grant Awards||
Preparing a Grant Application
|SAM Quick Start Registration Guide||
|Match Calculator (Excel)||
Sample Application Materials
|Sample Budget Narrative||
For all questions pertaining to the USDA Farm to School Grant Program, please email Farm to School. Subscribe to our E-letter to receive information and updates from USDA’s Office of Community Food Systems.