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Resource | Fact Sheets The Emergency Food Assistance Program Farm to Food Bank Project Grants

The purpose of Farm to Food Bank Projects is to (a) reduce food waste at the agricultural production, processing, or distribution level through the donation of food, (b) provide food to individuals in need, and (c) build relationships between agricultural producers, processors, and distributors and emergency feeding organizations through the donation of food.

09/15/2023
Resource | Policy Memos TEFAP – State Plan Requests and Allocations for FY 24 Farm to Food Bank Projects

The purpose of this memo is to allocate funding for Farm to Food Bank Projects in FY 2024.

09/07/2023
Resource | Grants TEFAP Reach and Resiliency: Round Two Projects

FNS awarded over $58.5 million in round two TEFAP Reach and Resiliency grants to 40 TEFAP state agencies.  

06/26/2023
Resource | Grants TEFAP Reach and Resiliency Grant Initiative

Overview of TEFAP Reach and Resiliency grant opportunity.

06/26/2023
Resource | Research, Analysis & Background | Report to Congress Multi-Agency Task Force to Provide Coordination and Direction for USDA Foods Programs, July 2018 – December 2020

The Agricultural Act of 2014 required the establishment of a Multi-Agency Task Force to provide coordination and direction for USDA Foods administered by FNS. FNS submits this report to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and the House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture.

04/28/2023
Resource | Research, Analysis & Background | Report to Congress Multi-Agency Task Force to Provide Coordination and Direction for USDA Foods Programs, January 2021 - July 2022

The Agricultural Act of 2014 required the establishment of a Multi-Agency Task Force to provide coordination and direction for USDA Foods administered by FNS. FNS submits this report covering the period of January 2021 through July 2022 to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and the House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture.

04/28/2023
Resource | Policy Memos FD-152: Discontinuance of the High Security Seal Requirement for USDA Foods Deliveries

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will discontinue the requirement for vendors to use high security seals to secure USDA Foods deliveries as of July 1, 2023. 

04/05/2023
Resource | Policy Memos CSFP: Caseload Assignments for the 2023 Caseload Cycle and Administrative Grants

This memorandum provides final caseload allocations to CSFP state agencies, including tribal organizations. Caseload is assigned using the formula found in current program regulations at 7 CFR 247.21.

01/17/2023
Resource | Webinars/Videos TEFAP Reach and Resiliency Round 2: Overview of Grant Opportunity

This webinar provided TEFAP eligible recipient agencies and other state/local organizations with general information about the TEFAP Reach and Resiliency - Round 2 grant initiative, which is intended to expand TEFAP’s reach into remote, rural, tribal, and/or low-income areas that are underserved by the program.

12/15/2022
Resource | Grants TEFAP Reach and Resiliency – How to Apply for Round 2 Grant Funding

This webinar provided TEFAP eligible recipient agencies and other state/local organizations with general information about the TEFAP Reach and Resiliency - Round 2 grant initiative.

12/14/2022
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