This is a revision of a currently approved collection. The purpose of the Uniform Grant Application Package for Discretionary Grant Programs is to provide a standardized format for the development of all Requests for Applications for discretionary grant programs released by FNS and to allow for a more expeditious OMB clearance process.
As required under the Office of Management and Budget's "Final Information Quality Bulletin for Peer Review," FNS reviews its study and evaluation plans to determine whether any projects currently planned or underway meet the Bulletin's standards for "highly influential scientific assessments" or "influential scientific information."
The Farm to Child Nutrition Planning Guide directs you through questions to consider when starting or growing a farm to school, farm to child care, or farm to summer program. This planning guide should be used as a supplemental tool to the Farm to School Planning Toolkit.
Find resources to implement, sustain and maintain your farm to school program.
The Farm to School Census is a national survey conducted by USDA FNS of farm to school activities .
The resources on this page will help ensure child nutrition program operators have the resources and knowledge necessary to incorporate local foods into their day-to-day operations.
The Dirt is USDA’s Farm to School Program monthly e-Letter with updates, webinar info, relevant news, and field notes.
The Farm to School Planning Toolkit guides you though questions to consider and helpful resources to reference when starting or growing a farm to school program.
Seeding Success is a series of webinars produced by the USDA Farm to School Program that provide technical assistance that supports Farm to School grantees.
This pre-recorded webinar features USDA Farm to School Program staff, who summarize grantee reporting requirements and review the processes for submitting no-cost extensions, as well as project and budget amendments.