Please see the attached announcement of the upcoming availability of funding for state, local, territorial and tribal food programs. The purpose of the funding is to advance and support the progression of food programs involved with the FDA Retail Food Program Standards. Note that applications will be accepted starting September 1, 2015.
Minimum eligibility for this funding is enrollment in the Retail Food Program Standards which can be found at: www.fda.gov/RetailProgramStandards A complete list of the 31 North Carolina jurisdictions currently enrolled in the Program Standards can also be found there.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
Donna Wanucha, REHS
Regional Retail Food Specialist
State Cooperative Programs