USDA Patrick Leahy Farm to School Grant Opportunity

By Nirja Shah

The Fiscal Year 2024 USDA Patrick Leahy Farm to School Grant Request for Applications (RFA) is now available here! Applications are due by 11:59pm ET on January 12th, 2024. USDA seeks to award up to $12 million to expand access to local food in eligible schools.

Schools and school districts, CACFP and Summer sponsors, Indian tribal organizations, State agencies, local agencies, non-profit organizations, and agricultural producers are encouraged to apply. Applicants may apply for grants of up to $100,000 in one of the five grant tracks. State agencies, Indian tribal organizations, or other eligible organizations proposing projects that are multi-state or national in scope may apply for up to $500,000.