Farm to School Grant Program

September 30, 2016

The purpose of the USDA Farm to School Grant Program is to assist eligible entities in implementing farm to school programs that improve access to local foods in eligible schools. On an annual basis, USDA awards up to $5 million in competitive grants for training, supporting operations, planning, purchasing equipment, developing school gardens, developing partnerships, and implementing farm to school programs. Planning grants range from $20,000 – $50,000; implementation grants range from $50,000 – $100,000; training grants range from $20,000 – $50,000.