DATCP Opens Wisconsin Farm To School Grant Program

(Wisconsin) The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is accepting applications for the Wisconsin Farm to School Grant Program.

The deadline to apply is through 5pm on February 2nd. DATCP will award a total of up to $250,000 in Farm to School grants. This one-time, federal funding has been provided with the purpose of expanding or creating new farm to school activities. The goal of the Wisconsin Farm to School Grant Program is to enable communities to develop partnerships, implement initiatives, and strengthen Wisconsin’s farm to school network.

Successful projects will gather impact and outcome data, measure grant program demand, and capture success stories for ongoing support and funding. Applicants must identify a school food service director, an early care education director, and/or an authorized school or community nutrition program representative. Projects ranging in size from $10,000 to $40,000 will be funded for one year following a competitive review process.

Selected applicants will be contracted for work to begin in March 2024. A link to the application form can be found at DailyDodge.com. Click HERE for the application form.