Local Food Promotion Program

Program Updates

The FY 2024 LFPP grant application period closed on May 14, 2024.  Applications received after the due date will be subject to the AMS' - Policy on Late Applications (pdf). For any questions related to LFPP, contact FMLFPPgrants@usda.gov.

Project Types

LFPP offers four types of projects, 24-month Planning, 36-month Implementation, 24-month Turnkey Marketing and Promotion, and 24-month Turnkey Recruitment and Training. Planning projects range from $25,000 to $100,000, while implementation projects range from $100,000 to $500,000. Each of the turnkey project options is available for a defined set of activities, with funding amounts ranging from $50,000 and $100,000.


Eligible entities may apply if they support local and regional food business enterprises that process, distribute, aggregate, or store locally or regionally produced food products.

All applicants must be domestic entities owned, operated, and located within the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands to be considered eligible. Entities that are eligible to apply include:

  • Agricultural businesses and cooperatives.
  • Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) networks and associations.
  • Food councils.
  • Economic development corporations.
  • Local governments.
  • Nonprofit and public benefit corporations.
  • Producer networks or associations.
  • Regional farmers’ market authorities.
  • Tribal governments.

Cost Sharing or Match 

The program requires matching fund contributions in an amount equal to 25 percent of the total Federal portion of the grant.

Funded Projects

For more information, go to the LFPP Awarded Grants webpage.

Additional Information