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Farm to CNP Grants - Reimbursement

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Oregon Farm to CNP Noncompetitive Reimbursement Grant

The 2021-2023 biennium runs from July 1, 2021-June 30, 2023. The Legislature approved the Farm to CNP Grant again for this biennium. Therefore, all sponsors of NSLP, CACFP and SFSP programs (with a few exceptions) will automatically be opted in to the ODE Non-Competitive Reimbursement Grant for Oregon Grown & Processed Food, also known as the 'Reimbursement Grant.'

Reimbursement Grant Details

*Timeline is subject to change (updated 7/28/2021)

7/21/21 - Informal notification of awards. All programs that participate in NSLP, CACFP or SFSP (with some small exceptions) will be notified that they should expect an award amount. 

08/21-1/22 - Formal announcement from ODE Procurement, including new grant agreement. Grant goes live as soon as Sponsor returns agreement, retroactive to July 1, 2021.

8/16/2021- Mandatory Training Webinar. This is a recorded webinar. Please view as your schedule allows. After viewing is complete, each grantee must fill out a Reimbursement Grant Attestation Form. Any questions can be sent to us at FarmtoCNP@ode.state.or.us​. We will post a Q&A after reviewing and answering all submitted questions. 

9/30/21 - Baseline Report due​ for new Sponsors (before first claim). A pdf of the Baseline Report is also available for review should it be helpful before submitting answers online. Final Report due for returning Sponsors (before first claim).​

9/30/22 - Progress Report due​.

6/30/23 - All funds must be spent by this date.

7/24/23 - All funds must be processed in EGMS.

9/30/23 - Final Report due. 


NOTE: Once a Sponsor exhausts their Reimbursement Grant funds they will be eligible to apply for additioanl funding through the Competitive Reimbursement Grant. 

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8/16/2021 - Mandatory Training Webinar. This is a recorded webinar. Please view as your schedule allows. After viewing is complete, each grantee must fill out a Reimbursement Grant Attestation Form. Any questions can be sent to us at FarmtoCNP@ode.state.or.us​. If you would like to review or print any of the information in the webinar you can do so by referencing the training PowerPoint. 


​​New grantees will need to complete the following steps to have an award set up in EGMS.

All of these items can be found on the EGMS webpage.​ The EGMS team also created a New ODE Grantee FAQ as a reference. 
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Any additional questions about Farm to School spending? Please feel free to contact us at FarmtoCNP@ode.oregon.gov​.​​​
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Reporting Deadlines

9/30/21 - Baseline Report due for new Sponsors (before first claim). A pdf of the Baseline Report is also available for review should it be helpful before submitting answers online.​ Final Report due for returning Sponsors (before first claim).​​​

9/30/22 - Progress Report due.​ 

9/30/23 - Final Report due.​​​​​​