Deadline: 14 July 2020
The Food for Progress (FFPr) Program provides for the donation of U.S. agricultural commodities to developing countries and emerging democracies committed to introducing and expanding free enterprise in the agricultural sector. The commodities are generally sold on the local market and the proceeds are used to support agricultural development activities.
The FFPr Program has two principal objectives: to improve agricultural productivity and to expand trade of agricultural products.
The FFPr Program has prioritized the following areas: the Cacao sector, the Cashew sector, the Vanilla (Spices) sector, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards (SPS), and the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).
Countries and Priority Areas
- Colombia: Cacao sector
- West Africa Regional: Cashew sector
- Uganda: Vanilla (Spices) sector
- Dominican Republic: SPS
- Bangladesh: TFA
- Available funding for the NOFO: Up to $190,000,000 (total) in FY 2020
- Total award funding: $190,000,000
- Estimated number of awards: 5
- Estimated funding per award: $15 – $35 million
- Period of Performance: 36–60 months
In accordance with the Food for Progress Act of 1985 (7 U.S.C. 1736o), the following entities are eligible Applicants:
- The government of an emerging agricultural country;
- Intergovernmental organizations;
- Private voluntary organizations;
- Nonprofit agricultural organizations or cooperatives;
- Nongovernmental organizations;
- Colleges or universities;
- Any other private entity
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=327100