Resources for Farm to School Grant Program Applicants
The FY 2019 Farm to School Grant Request for Applications (RFA) is now available. In the upcoming FY 2019 grant cycle, USDA anticipates awarding approximately $7.5 million in grant funding to support efforts that improve access to local foods in schools.
If you are interested in applying for the FY 2019 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 2019 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.|
|Submitting a Grant Application||
Learn about entity eligibility, program priorities, application requirements and how to submit an application on grants.gov. A copy of the presentation is also available for download: "Submitting a Grant Application PowerPoint"
|Developing and Writing a Successful Application||
This webinar discusses how to develop an integrated farm to school project, as well as a few tips for writing a competitive grant application. A copy of the presentation is also available for download: "Developing and Writing a Successful Application PowerPoint"
|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.