Department of Agriculture Federal Grants

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Technical Assistance and Training Grants
To identify and evaluate solutions to water and waste disposal problems in rural areas; to assist applicants in preparing applications made in accordance with 7 CFR 1780; to improve operation and maintenance of water and waste disposal facilities in...

Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act
To reduce unfair and fraudulent practices in the marketing of perishable agricultural commodities in interstate and foreign commerce. To prevent the destruction or dumping, without good and sufficient cause of farm produce received in interstate...

Hispanic Serving Institutions Education Grants
The objective of this program is to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences. These programs aim to attract outstanding students and produce...

Boll Weevil Eradication Loan Program
To assist producers and State governmental agencies to eradicate boll weevils from the United States.

Nutrition Assistance For Puerto Rico
An alternative to the Special Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to provide access to healthy food by needy persons residing in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Rural Self-Help Housing Technical Assistance
To provide Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants to provide financial assistance to qualified nonprofit organizations and public bodies that will aid needy very low and low-income individuals and their families to build homes in rural areas by the...

Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants (Section 306C)
Provide water and waste disposal facilities and services to low income rural communities whose residents face significant health risks.

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
The purposes of the Senior Farmers? Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) are to: (1) provide resources in the form of fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, honey, and herbs from farmers? markets, roadside stands, and community...

Homeland Security Agricultural
To provide funding to protect the food supply and agricultural production. This is accomplished by providing federal assistance, through existing cooperative agreements, to four (4) national agricultural homeland security networks: the National...

Commodity Loans and Loan Deficiency Payments
To improve and stabilize farm income, to assist in bringing about a better balance between supply and demand of the commodities, and to assist farmers in the orderly marketing of their crops.

Cooperative Agreements with States for Intrastate Meat and Poultry Inspection
To supply Federal assistance to States desiring to operate a meat and poultry inspection program in order to assure the consumer an adequate supply of safe, wholesome, and properly labeled meat and poultry products.

Intermediary Relending Program
To finance business facilities and community development.

Section 538 Rural Rental Housing Guaranteed Loans
This program has been designed to increase the supply of affordable multifamily housing in rural areas through partnerships between Rural Development and major lending sources, as well as State and local housing finance agencies and bond insurers....

Water and Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities
Provide loan and grant funds for water and waste projects serving the most financially needy communities. Financial assistance should result in reasonable user costs for rural residents, rural businesses, and other rural users.

Transportation Services
The Transportation Services program develops and promotes efficient agriculture transportation systems to help improve farm income, expand exports and meet the needs of rural America. The program provides technical and administrative direction,...

Conservation Reserve Program
To protect the Nation's long-term capability to produce food and fiber; to reduce soil erosion and sedimentation, improve water quality, and create or enhance habitat for wildlife.

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
To provide financial assistance to producers of non-insurable crops when low yields, loss of inventory, or prevented planting occur due to natural disasters.

School Breakfast Program
To assist States in implementing a nutritious nonprofit breakfast service for school children, through meal reimbursements and food donations.

Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products Inspection
To assure that all meat, poultry and egg products produced in plants and shipped in commerce are federally inspected for safety, wholesomeness, and proper labeling.

Plant Materials for Conservation
To assemble, evaluate, and promote the use of new and improved plant materials for soil, water, and related resource conservation and environmental improvement programs. To develop technology for land management and revegetation with plant...

Healthy Body Healthy Spirit
-The Food and Nutrition Serviceís Supplemental Nutrition assistance Program (SNAP) provides funding for the SNAP Nutrition Education Program (SNAP-Ed). SNAP-Ed is central to SNAPís efforts to improve nutrition and prevent and reduce obesity among...

Dairy Product Donation
The Dairy Product Donation Program (DPDP) is designed to address low dairy producer margins, through periodic purchases of dairy products. Funding will be provided by the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC). The purchase aspect of DPDP will be...

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Recipient Integrity Information Technology Grants
The purpose of the Recipient Integrity Information Technology Grant (RIIT) is to provide funding for State agencies to implement new Information Technology (IT) systems to assist with the prevention, detection, and prosecution/resolution of SNAP...

Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program
Beginning farmer education for adult and young audiences in the United States can be generally traced back to the advent of the 1862 and the 1890 Morrill Land Grant Acts. But for the first time, the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub...

Specialty Crop Research Initiative Request for Pre-Applications (RFPA)
The purpose of the SCRI program is to address the critical needs of the specialty crop industry by awarding grants to support research and extension that address key challenges of national, regional, and multi-state importance in sustaining all...