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The resources, below, will assist grantees on how to get started after receiving their award, access contact information, and successfully complete reports, evaluations, and financial documentation.

The fiscal year (FY) 2023 Farm to School Grant Program Request for Applications (RFA) has closed. Please check back for more information on the FY 2024 Farm to School RFA later this year. We encourage anyone who expects to seek funding through the Farm to School Grant Program to review the Farm to School FY 2023 RFA.

Getting Started

This section will assist grantees on how to get started after receiving the award. This section includes information about the grantee checklist, roles and responsibilities, and subscription to the Farm to School Program e-letter, The Dirt.

Finance and Budget

Information for Farm to School grantees regarding the management of the award, including information about the Automated System for Award Payments (ASAP, the Food Program Reporting System (FPRS), the SF-425 Federal Financial Report, project and budget revisions, no cost extensions and information about closing out the grant.

Reporting and Evaluation

Information on reporting requirements to manage the Farm to School Grant award, including an overview of evaluation, reporting requirements, and sample progress reports.

Contact Information

Grantees can find USDA staff and grant officer contact information here.

Additional Resources

Grantees can find additional resources to enhance their farm to school program, including the Farm to School Action Planning Toolkit.

  • Farm to School Action Planning: These documents are samples of action plans submitted by prior grantees. They are intended to help current grantees in this stage of the farm to school program development process.
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Contact Us

For all questions about the USDA Farm to School Grant Program, please email SM.FN.FarmToSchool@usda.gov.

Hungry for more farm to school?

Subscribe to The Dirt, the Farm to School Program's monthly e-letter to receive information and updates from USDA’s Farm to School Program.

Updated: 01/11/2023