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Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP)  
The Farmers’ Market Promotion Program is a component of the Farmers Marketing and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP), which is authorized by the Farmer-to-Consumer Direct Marketing Act of 1946, as amended (7 U.S.C. 3005). Under FMLFPP, two competitive grant programs are available: the Farmers’ Market Promotion Program (FMPP) and Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP).

The goals of FMPP grants are to increase domestic consumption of, and access to, locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and ranch operations serving local markets by developing, improving, expanding, and providing outreach, training, and technical assistance to, or assisting in the development, improvement, and expansion of, domestic farmers markets, roadside stands, community-supported agriculture programs, agritourism activities, and other direct producer-to-consumer market opportunities. The maximum amount awarded for any one proposal cannot exceed $100,000; the minimum award is $15,000.

All applicants under FMPP shall be domestic entities owned, operated, and located within the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The eligible entities are:

  • Agricultural Businesses
  • Agricultural Cooperatives
  • Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Networks
  • CSA Associations
  • Economic Development Corporations
  • Local Governments
  • Nonprofit Corporations
  • Producer Networks
  • Producer Associations
  • Public Benefit Corporations
  • Regional Famers Market Authorities
  • Tribal Governments

2014 FMPP Grant Application Information

Application Due Date: June 27, 2014 (via


Recorded FMPP Overview Webinar

FMPP invites potential applicants to view an informational webinar, which was recorded on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 10:30-11:30 am ET. If you do not have Flash installed, you will be prompted to install Flash before viewing:


For additional instructions on playback, click here:


2014 FMPP Peer Review Information


Media Help
  Guidelines, Grants and Final Reports  
  FMPP Forms & Additional Information  
  Grant Resources  
  Register with System for Award Management (  
  Register with  
  U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics-Wages and Salaries by State  
Frequently Requested Info
  FMPP Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number (CFDA#): 10.168  
  FMPP News Releases and Federal Register Notices  
  Contact Information / Website Links  
  FMPP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Grant Regulations
  7 CFR part 3015 for all grantees  
  7 CFR part 3016 for government grantees  
  7 CFR part 3019 for nonprofit grantees  
  FAR 31.2 for commercial/for-profit grantees  
Media Help
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  Last Modified Date: 06/25/2014