ACGA Feb. 15 Teleconference
- Subject: [cg] ACGA Feb. 15 Teleconference
- From: "Betsy Johnson" firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 19:57:50 -0500
The next ACGA Member Teleconference workshop will be on Wednesday, February
15, 2006 at 4 PM eastern, 3 PM central, 2 PM mountain, 1 PM pacific. This
month's topic is Community Gardens as part of Community Food Projects.
Speakers will include representatives from the Toronto Stop Community Food
Centre and from St. Louis Gateway Greening. Although the deadline for the
USDA Community Food Grant program was moved up to February 12 for a Letter
of Inquiry process, Zy Weinberg from USDA will also be on the call to tell
about past community garden/community food projects.
To register for the workshop, email email@example.com or call
For more information about the USDA Community Food Grant go to
http://www.csrees.usda.gov/fo/fundview.cfm?fonum=1080 for the 2006 Request
for Applications (RFA) is available at:
Also, the Community Food Security Coalition offer free assistance to help
you develop a successful proposal. CFSC's technical assistance specialists
can help you decide whether or not to apply, clarify CFP program guidelines,
address technical questions, provide feedback on program plans, review draft
letters of intent and proposals, and help you develop an evaluation plan.
CFSC will sponsor up to 75 minutes of one-on-one assistance per grant
applicant at no cost. See http://www.foodsecurity.org/cfp_help.html for
Community Food Projects Planning Guide and Other Materials
This Planning Guide provides a wealth of information about CFP program
guidelines and how to develop a strong proposal. It is available for free at
http://www.foodsecurity.org/cfp_help.html (scroll down to bottom of page).
The CFSC website also includes examples of successful CFP grant proposals.
American Community Gardening Assoc.
The American Community Gardening Association listserve is only one of ACGA's services to community gardeners. To learn more about the ACGA and to find out how to join, please go to http://www.communitygarden.org
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