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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Deadlines
Feb 26, 2021
Contact
Purpose

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) provides direct payments to agricultural producers of eligible commodities that have been impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Eligible commodities include:

  • Aquaculture
  • Swine
  • Nursery crops and floriculture
  • Row crops
  • Specialty crops
  • Specialty livestock
  • Livestock by contract growers
  • Pullets
  • Turfgrass sod
  • Tobacco
Eligibility

Eligibility requirements:

  • Producers (person or legal entity) of specified agricultural commodities that have suffered a 5% or greater price decline as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and who face substantial marketing costs for inventories
  • Have an average adjusted gross income of less than $900,000 for tax years 2016, 2017, and 2018 (If 75% of adjusted gross income comes from farming, ranching, or forestry, the 900,000 limit does not apply.)
  • Comply with conservation compliance provisions
  • Do not have a controlled substance violation
  • If a foreign person, provides land, capital, and a substantial amount of active personal labor to the farming operation
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Payment calculations by commodity are provided on the program website.

Tagged as
Farmers and farmworkers ยท Food security and nutrition



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