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Date: Mon, 12 Aug 1996 11:53:23 EST
From: Lauren Caulfield <email@example.com>
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Subject: Request for Proposals (RFP): Community Food Projects Program
AGENCY: Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service,
ACTION: Announcement of availability of grant funds and request for
proposals for the Communty Food Projects Program.
AMOUNT OF AWARD: $1.0 Million
SUMMARY: The Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996
established new authority for a program of Federal grants to support the
development of community food projects designed to meet the food
needs of low-income people; increase the self-reliance of communities in
providing for their own food needs; and promote comprehensive responses to
local food, farm and nutrition issues.
This notice sets out the objectives for these projects, the eligibility
criteria for projects and applicants, and the application procedures.
The legislation also allows technical assistance under the program.
Therefore, the applicants may request technical assistance as a part
of their proposal request in order to subcontract to consultants or
other groups to provide assistance for technical voids of the
This notice contains the entire set of instructions needed to apply
for a Community Food Project grant.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE
AUGUST 23, 1996. Proposals received after August 23, 1996, will
not be considered for funding.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dr. Elizabeth Tuckermanty, Cooperative State Research, Education
and Extension Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 2225,
Washngton, D.C. 20250-2225; telephone (202) 720-5997;
Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org; or Dr. Mark Bailey, Cooperative
State Research, Education, and Extension Service, U.S. Department of
Agriculture, Stop 2241, Washington, D.C. 20250-2241; telephone:
(202) 401-1898; Internet: email@example.com.