Technical Assistance for Grant Applications

USDA offers no-cost technical assistance to help applicants navigate a broad range of needs in applying to this grant program, these include:

H2-A Program Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance to help employers navigating the H2-A Program is provided by Seso. This assistance is intended to educate prospective applicants and provide guidance and support services as grant recipients file H-2A applications, recruit workers from Northern Central America, and operate their programs in compliance with H-2A program regulations. Learn more about Seso.

Federal Financial Assistance Training - highly recommended for those unfamiliar with Federal financial assistance. Free and available to the public.

FLSP Informational Webinars

USDA recommends all interested applicants register for FLSP webinars to better understand the basic program requirements, eligibility, and key components that impact an applicant’s award level and competitiveness. In addition, some webinars target populations that may face unique challenges in accessing the grant or participating in the H-2A program for the first time.

Webinar Schedule

Date Topic/Recording Presentation Slides
Oct 25 FLSP Basic Overview Webinar Recording FLSP Basic Overview Webinar Slides (pdf)
Oct 31 Northern Central America Recruitment Webinar Recording Northern Central America Recruitment Webinar Slides (pdf)
Nov 8 Achieving Silver/Platinum Level Awards Webinar Recording Achieving Silver/Platinum Level Awards Webinar Slides (pdf)
Nov 15 Español (información básica) Webinar Recording Español (información básica) Webinar Slides (pdf)
Nov 27 Small Growers Webinar Recording Small Growers Webinar Slides
Dec 4 Small Growers (Second Session) Webinar Recording Small Growers (Second Session) Webinar Slides (pdf)
Dec 6 H-2A Overview (recommended if new) Webinar Recording H-2A Overview Webinar Slides (pdf)
Dec 21 Know Your Rights & Resources (KYRR) KYRR Webinar Slides (pdf)

Contact USDA

USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
1400 Independence Avenue, SW STOP 0201
Washington, DC 20250-0201