Association of Food and Drug Officials

 Retail Program Standards Grant Program


Grants Program Overview

Since the inception of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) / AFDO-administered Retail Program Standards Grant Program in February 2014, more than 989 applications for funding have been received.  To date 684 (69%) of these applications have received awards totaling more than $2.94 million, with 85% of awards going to local jurisdictions.  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.

For Current Grantees and Applicants (Years 1-3)

The grant portal is open and up to date with information for Years 1-3.  You may 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.

If you have completed your project and are ready to request reimbursement, please review the Reimbursement Instructions, and download the Reimbursement Form.

Please use the username and password provided during the 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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