Program Description

GRANT: The purposes of the Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) is to increase domestic consumption of and access to locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and ranch operations serving local markets, by developing, improving, expanding, and providing outreach, training, and technical assistance to, or assisting in the development, improvement and expansion of, local and regional food business enterprises (including those that are not direct producer-to-consumer markets) that process, distribute, aggregate, or store locally or regionally produced food products.

General Program Requirements

Refer to the most recently published Request for Applications, which is located on the USDA website.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Refer to the most recently published Request for Applications, which is located on the USDA website.

Program Contact Information

For more information about this program, please contact USDALFPPQuestions@ams.usda.gov.

Additional Information

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number10.172
Current Method of Tribal EligibilityProgram not specific to American Indians and Alaska Natives, but they are eligible
Can the funding from the program be renewedNo
Funding TypeDiscretionary
Entities Eligible for Grant AssistanceFederally Recognized Tribes and Tribal Organizations, Other Tribal/Native Entities, Non-Tribal/Non-Native Entities
Matching Funds RequiredYes
Number of People Served by this Program (Approximate)En 2014, LFPP financiĆ³ 190 proyectos
Length of ProgramUp to 3 years
Recurring Base Funding for TribesNo
Do Tribes compete with other entities for funding from the program?Yes

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