Association of Food and Drug Officials
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We                                                                                       Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards


For Current Year 2 Applicants (Fall 2014)
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) are currently reviewing applications for Year 2 of the AFDO-administered Retail Program Standards Grant Program. The program provides funds for the completion of projects and training to enhance conformance with the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards). Grant Funding is open to state, local, territorial, and tribal regulatory retail food programs that have enrolled in the Retail Program Standards.

The portal closed to new applications on October 10, 2014. A determination on Year 2 grant proposals will be made on or around November 20, 2014. All applicants will receive a follow-up email once a determination has been made.

Additional information will be posted to this Web page. If you would like to receive news and updates when new information is available, please register your email address here . Applicants may check on the status of their submission by clicking on the yellow “Access the Grant Portal” button below.

For Current Year 1 Grantees and Applicants
The grant portal is open and up to date with Year 1 information.  You can use the portal to view the status of your grant award(s), view and print copies of both awarded and declined applications, view and print copies of your official award letter(s), and submit required reports and reimbursement requests. (Reimbursement Form).

For grantees and applicants who previously registered for Year 1 grants:  Please use the username and password provided during the Year 1 grant application phase to access the grant portal.  If you cannot find your username and/or password, or if you have questions, please contact us at (850) 583-4593 or

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