The program focuses on:
AMS encourages applications that benefit smaller farms and ranches, new and beginning farmers and ranchers, socially disadvantaged producers, veteran producers, and/or underserved communities. For grants intending to serve these entities, applicants should engage and involve those beneficiaries when developing projects and applications.
Project Types: FMPP offers Capacity Building (CB) and Community Development Training and Technical Assistance (CTA) project types. For more information on project types, see https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/2023_FMPP_RFA.pdf#page=8
For priority areas, see https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/2023_FMPP_RFA.pdf#page=10
Estimated Total Program Funding: