USDA Grants & Resources for Food Projects in Communities Webinar

December 8, 2009

The C.S. Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems (now CRFS) at Michigan State University with support from the WK Kellogg Foundation presented a webinar in December 2009, to discuss grants and resources available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for food projects in communities.

The objectives of the webinar were to:

  • Provide updates on selected USDA programs that promote local food systems and support healthy food access in communities
  • Identify certain grant opportunities for community based and not-for-profit organizations: as direct applicants, or in partnership with educational institutions
  • Focus on grant application process timeline and elements for success, e.g.: early preparation, relevant and timely information, requirements, technical assistance,  strategic partnerships

USDA Grants & Resources for Food Project in Communities Webinar presentation slides


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