Oregon Farm to School Grant for Oregon Grown or Processed Food (the "procurement" grant)
The time period for opting in for the procurement grant for the current biennium has closed. Here is a list of Oregon school districts that have opted in to the procurement grant.
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TIMELINE - updated 9-8-2017.
From the Bill language: "A school district may not use these grant funds to supplant purchases of Oregon foods that the school district had regularly purchased prior participating in the grant program, with some exceptions which ODE will define in a rulemaking process."
This rulemaking effort is in process. Here are the materials related to the rules:
The live webinars have already happened. However, you can still get credit for watching the recorded version posted below.
Recorded Version of Webinar recorded Thursday, September 28, 2017
APPLICATION MATERIALS - Required items:
The deadline to opt in for the procurement grant was September 15, 2017.
The following items will be posted on 9/18/17. An email with links to this section will be sent to all sponsors then.
Agreement (updated 9-17-2017)
Attestation that you've attended or watched the mandatory training.
Baseline survey (ONLY for first-time participants)
AWARD LETTER - Will be emailed to each sponsor who opts in. There is a lot of
information in this letter.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Document- including allowable costs (NEW- Updated 11-13-2017 - will be updated as more questions are received) including allowable costs (NEW- Updated 11-13-2017 - will be updated as more questions are received)
Allowable and unallowable purchases (updated 11/13/2017)
EGMS instructions and signature form (Electronic Grant Management System)
Excel Claim Reimbursement Worksheet - required to submit costs to claim funds
Check out our PURCHASING tab for help with local purchasing options
Local Vendor List - Excel spreadsheet with locations, ordering info.
GRANT REPORTING RESOURCES These are for your information only, so you can collect information in advance of what will be required on upcoming required reports, they are NOT meant for you to input any information on:
Progress report due September 28, 2018
Final report due September 30, 2019
Local Purchases tracking tool (for help with any of the reports)
Accompanying Tips and Tools for Tracking document for above local purchases tracking tool (read this first)