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FY2019 Grantee Reporting Timeline

This document lists key reporting milestones and due-dates for Fiscal Year 2019 Farm to School grantees. Please send relevant questions to the Farm to School inbox at farmtoschool@usda.gov.

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Grant Awards

Designed to increase the availability of local foods in schools, USDA Farm to School grants can help farm to school programs get started or expand existing efforts. Funds support a wide range of activities from training, planning, and developing partnerships to creating new menu items, establishing supply chains, offering taste tests to children, purchasing equipment, planting school gardens, and organizing field trips to agricultural operations.

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Resources for Current Grantees

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.

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Grants and Loans

The USDA Grants and Loans that Support Farm to School Activities factsheetprovides an overview of funding opportunities available to assist farms, schools, and every link in between in feeding kids healthy local meals; teaching them about food, farming and nutrition; and supporting local agricultural economies.

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USDA Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center Grants 2016

The USDA Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center at the University of Kentucky awarded $1.3 million in grants to help reduce child food insecurity by improving coordination among child nutrition programs in 17 rural communities. The funding, ranging from $50,000 to $100,000, will help these rural communities implement creative strategies to improve access to nutrition programs for families and children. 

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Direct Certification Improvement Grant Summaries

Grant Summaries

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School Wellness Policy Cooperative Agreement

This competitive cooperative agreement solicits applications for a national-level surveillance system that will address the most important gaps in the coverage of the existing government-funded national school wellness policy surveillance systems.

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FY 2014 Support Service Example Grant
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FY 2014 Planning Grant Sample Application