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Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program

This notice identifies the objectives for Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program (CFPCGP) projects, deadlines, funding information, eligibility criteria for projects and applicants, and application forms and associated instructions. In FY 2024 NIFA’s CFPCGP intends to solicit applications and fund two types of grants. The grant types are (1) Planning Projects (PP) and (2) Community Food Projects (CFP).

The technical assistance webinar related to this FY 2024 funding opportunity is now scheduled. Please see details about the webinar, including the registration link, date, and time, via the technical assistance webinar button below. The recording and supporting documents will also be posted to this page after the event.

Dates may vary. Please see RFA for exact details.
Reasonable Accommodation
If you need a reasonable accommodation to access information related to this grant opportunity, please contact the Information Contact listed on this page no later than ten (10) days before the closing date.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for the webinar or event related to this grant opportunity, please contact the event host.
Language Access Services
NIFA offers language access services, such as interpretation and translation of vital information, free of charge. If you need interpretation or translation services, please visit NIFA Language Access Services and request service no later than ten (10) days before the closing date.
Other or Additional Information (See below)
More Information on Eligibility

Public food program service providers, tribal organizations, or private nonprofit entities, including gleaners (see Definitions in Part VIII, D of the RFA) are eligible to apply. Please refer to the CFP RFA for more information on eligibility.

Posted Date
For more Information Contact
Closing Date
Contact for Electronic Access Problems
Other Due Date
Applicant Comments
Submit within six months from the issuance of this notice (NIFA may not consider comments received after the sixth month).
FY 2022 Due Date
Funding Opportunity Number
Assistance Listing Number
Estimated Total Program Funding
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement
Match Required
Range of Awards
$25,000 - $400,000
Previous Fiscal Year RFA
FY23-CFP-RFA-508.pdf (pdf - 503.79 KB)

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