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Community Agriculture Grants


Funding Amount

$5,000 - $250,000

Matching Funds

Funding Cycle

Application Deadline was July 7, 2023. Should reopen in 2024


Emphasis will be placed on projects that establish new community gardens, or enhance and expand existing community agriculture projects. Proposals should seek to:

1. Provide conservation learning experiences to urban, suburban, and Tribal communities
2. Address concerns regarding food deserts
3. Advance Tribal food sovereignty
4. Achieve positive and measurable natural resources conservation outcomes

Who Can Apply

- State Governments
- Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- County governments
- City or township governments
- Special district governments
- Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
- Private institutions of higher education
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Independent school districts

Additional Eligibility Requirements

The funding available through this NFO is Federal financial assistance. Grants 101 Training is highly recommended for those seeking knowledge about Federal financial assistance. The training is free and available to the public via It consists of five modules covering each of the following topics: 1) laws, regulations, and guidance; 2) financial assistance mechanisms; 3) uniform guidance administrative requirements; 4) cost principles; and 5) risk management and single audit. FPAC agencies also apply Federal financial assistance regulations to certain non-assistance awards (e.g., non-assistance cooperative agreements)

How to apply:



Additional Information

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