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Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP)

Agricultural Marketing Service

Closed May 26, 2020

About

The Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) funds projects that develop, coordinate and expand local and regional food business enterprises that engage as intermediaries in indirect producer to consumer marketing to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. Grants can be used for the planning stages of establishing or expanding a local and regional food business enterprise or to improve or expand a food business that supports locally and regionally produced agricultural products and food system infrastructure by performing feasibility studies, market research, training and technical assistance for the business enterprise and/or for producers working with the business enterprise. A 25% match is required.

Eligibility

Eligible entities may apply if they support local and regional food business enterprises that process, distribute, aggregate, or store locally or regionally produced food products. Such entities may include:

All applicants must be domestic entities owned, operated and located within the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands to be considered eligible. Entities that are eligible to apply include:

  • Agricultural businesses and cooperatives.

  • Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) networks and associations.

  • Food councils.

  • Economic development corporations.

  • Local governments.

  • Nonprofit and public benefit corporations.

  • Producer networks or associations.

  • Regional farmers’ market authorities.

  • Tribal governments.

Terms

A 25% match is required.

Resources

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Details

Deadline

May 26, 2020

Organization

Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)

Financial Instrument

Grant, Cost Share

Updated January 28, 2021

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