Update on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Updates on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Under the recently announced Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), USDA has created the Food Box Distribution Program (FBDP), which will utilize $3 billion of the CFAP funding to purchase agricultural products. Request for Proposal (RFP) solicitations for the FBDP will begin April 24, 2020. Unlike past USDA food…

New Aid Bill Replenishes Paycheck Protection Program

New Aid Bill Replenishes Paycheck Protection Program On April 24, 2020, President Trump signed legislation providing $484 billion in additional coronavirus aid. The bill included funding to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which had exhausted its initial $349 billion funding established in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security (CARES) Act. Businesses who were denied due…