Grant: $1,389,393 - Food and Nutrition Service - Mar. 13, 2009
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Award Description: The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Marketing received funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to help defray the costs associated with the administration, storage and distribution of USDA foods donated for use in The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). To date, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Marketing have provided funds to organizations such as food banks that administer the program at the local level.
Project Description: During the current reporting period, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Marketing and its 16 sub-recipients used TEFAP administrative funds to store, distribute and process USDA TEFAP foods for distribution to program participants. Program participants include persons living in households with incomes below the poverty level and the unemployed. The funds were distributed to support local organizations such as food banks throughout the state of Florida.
Jobs Summary: The sub-recipients of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Marketing has hired and/or retained warehouse personnel, truck drivers and administrative support staff. The sub-recipients of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Marketing have created seven FTEs and were able to retain one FTE due to the ARRA funds provided. Only direct jobs created or retained are reported. We used the OMB definitions of created and retained jobs. 7 full time jobs and 2 part time jobs were created. 1 full time, 1 part time, and 1 quarter time job were retained. The 7 full time jobs and 2 part time jobs created 8 jobs. The 8 jobs created 7.02 FTEs. The 1 full time, 1 part time and 1 quarter time jobs retained equal 1.75 jobs. The 1.75 jobs retained equal 1.38 FTEs. We used the OMB guidelines to determine whether job created or retained, and the number of FTEs (full time equivalency. (Total jobs reported: 8)
Project Status: More than 50% Completed
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|Farm Share Inc||$187,230||HOMESTEAD||FL|
|Cahill Ministries Inc||$103,296||LAKELAND||FL|
|Catholic Charities of Central Florida, Inc.||$45,714||ORLANDO||FL|
|Daily Bread Food Bank, Inc.||$279,651||MIAMI||FL|
|Sun Coast Harvest Food Bank||$57,876||LAND O LAKES||FL|
|Treasure Coast Food Bank Inc||$41,370||FORT PIERCE||FL|
|America's Second Harvest of The Big Bend, Inc.||$43,035||TALLAHASSEE||FL|
|Religious Community Services, Inc.||$63,982||CLEARWATER||FL|
|Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, Inc||$214,598||ORLANDO||FL|
|Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida Inc.||$68,426||FORT MYERS||FL|
|Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida, I||$152,030||JACKSONVILLE||FL|
|Bay Area Food Bank||$67,128||THEODORE||AL|
|Daily Bread Food Bank, Inc.||$35,500||MIAMI||FL|
|Daily Bread Food Bank, Inc.||$44,691||MIAMI||FL|
|Daily Bread Food Bank, Inc.||$39,500||MIAMI||FL|
|Farm Share Inc||$81,711||HOMESTEAD||FL|
|Farm Share Inc||$31,356||HOMESTEAD||FL|