Awardees will develop and implement food safety training, education, extension, outreach and technical assistance projects that address the needs of owners and operators of small to mid-sized farms, beginning farmers, socially-disadvantaged farmers, small processors, or small fresh fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers.
Grant applications will be solicited directly from those in local communities to include those from community-based organizations, non-governmental organizations, food hubs, farm cooperatives, extension, and other local groups.
View the full Request for Applications (RFA) here.
Applications may be submitted by the following eligible applicants only:
- the Cooperative Extension Service for a U.S. state or territory;
- non-government organizations and/or community-based organizations;
- organizations representing owners and operators of farms, small food processors, or small fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers that has a commitment to public health and expertise in administering programs that contribute to food safety;
- federal, state, local, or tribal agencies;
- an institution of higher education (as defined in Section 101(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1001(a)) or a foundation maintained by an institution of higher education;
- a collaboration of two or more eligible entities.
No Match Required
How to Apply
Apply on grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=344550
Jodi Williams, National Program Leader, Food Safety | (202) 424-9722 | firstname.lastname@example.org