MICRO-GRANT FOR FOOD SECURITY PROGRAM (MGFSP)
Program contact: [email protected] or (808) 973-9594
What is MGFSP?
The Micro-Grants for Food Security Program (MGFSP) assists to increase the quantity and quality of locally grown food through small-scale gardening, herding, and livestock operations. The Hawaii Department of Agriculture competitively distribute the funds through subawards to eligible entities.
Who is eligible?
Eligible entities are: an individual, an Indian Tribe or tribal organization, a non-profit organization engaged in increasing food security (ex: food bank, food pantry, religious organization), a federally funded educational facility, or a local or tribal government that may not levy local taxes under State or Federal law and are located in the state of Hawaii.
Where can I find more details about previous awards for MGFSP FY20 & FY21?
- An informational webinar with details about the MGFSP process, timeline, and application is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMQ3d7HEzZw&feature=youtu.be
- To view the news release on the MGFSP, go to: https://hdoa.hawaii.gov/blog/main/nr23-09mgfsp/
- Lists of previous awards for the Micro-Grant Food Security Program (MGFSP) may be viewed at the State Procurement Office website at: https://hands.ehawaii.gov/hands/awards
MGFSP FY21 Reporting
SUBMISSIONS OF PHOTOS AND RECEIPTS ARE MANDATORY AND MUST BE EMAILED TO [email protected]
To view answers to other commonly asked questions, please visit: MGFSP FAQS
The next round, MGFSP FY23, will open sometime Spring 2024. Email [email protected] to request for updates and notifications regarding the next round of microgrants.
TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964
The Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, or disability, or any other class as protected under applicable federal or state law, in administration of its programs, or activities. To learn more, or file a complaint, please refer to the links below:
NON-EMPLOYEE DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINT PROCEDURES
DISABILITY NON-DISCRIMINATION PROGRAM AND POLICY
LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY (LEP) PLAN