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USDA Local Food Purchase Assistance (LFPA) Deadline Extended to May 6

The Local Food Purchase Assistance (LFPA) Cooperative Agreement Program will award up to $400 million through non-competitive cooperative agreements with state governments and federally recognized tribal governments to support local, regional, and socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers through the purchase of domestic, local foods. The LFPA program application deadline is extended from April 5, 2022 to May 6, 2022. Details on the changes are listed in the LFPA Request for Applications, Version 2, available at We encourage federally recognized tribal government applicants to contact or the LFPA team point of contact for your region. Click the box below to find the contact information for your region.

Office Hours - Thursdays 2:00 E.T.

The Commodity Procurement Program holds office hours for federally recognized tribal government applicants on Thursdays from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET via zoom. Office hours provide a time for applicants to ask questions, share ideas, provide feedback, and hear other tribes’ strategies to implement the program. Click the box below to join the office hours zoom link at 2:00 ET on Thursdays.


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