Updated Jun 02, 2020

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Offered by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, or CFAP, provides vital financial assistance to producers of agricultural commodities who have suffered a five-percent-or-greater price decline or who had losses due to market supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19 and face additional significant market costs.

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Aug 28, 2020Deadline
$250,000 - $750,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
CountryUnited States
Focus AreasAgriculture
Infectious & Vector Diseases (Health)

Eligible producers (person or legal entity) of specified agricultural commodities outlined above who have suffered a five percent-or-greater price decline as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and who face substantial marketing costs for inventories, are eligible for CFAP payments.

To be eligible for payments, a person or legal entity must have an average adjusted gross income of less than $900,000 for tax years 2016, 2017, and 2018. However, if 75 percent of their adjusted gross income comes from farming, ranching, or forestry, the AGI limit of $900,000 does not apply.

Application Directions

Producers should apply through their local Farm Service Agency Service Center.


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