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Regional Food System Partnerships


Funding Amount

$100,000 – $1,000,000

Matching Funds

25% match required

Funding Cycle

Application deadline was May 2, 2023. Unknown when application will re-open


Supports public-private partnerships that plan and develop relationships between local and regional producers, processors, intermediaries, and institutional markets or institutional food service operations through local and regional producers and local and regional food systems

RFSP offers three types of projects:
- 24-month Planning and Design
- 3-year Implementation and Expansion Projects
- Farm to Institution

Types of previous funded projects:

Who Can Apply

Agricultural businesses or cooperatives, producer networks or associations, community supported agriculture networks or associations, food councils, local governments, nonprofit corporations, public benefit corporations, economic development corporations, regional farmers market authorities, and tribal governments

Additional Eligibility Requirements


Additional Information

For additional information, email

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