Small Socially Disadvantaged Producer Grant

The Rural Business-Cooperative Service announces the availability of $3,000,000, in competitive grant funds for the FY 2014 Small Socially-Disadvantaged Producer Grants (SSDPG) program as authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 201 4. We are requesting proposals from applicants who will

provide technical assistance to small, socially-disadvantaged agricultural producers in rural areas.

Eligible applicants include Cooperatives, Groups of Cooperatives, and Cooperative Development Centers.

The maximum award per grant is $200,00 0. The grant period is limited to a one-year timeframe.
Related Programs

Rural Cooperative Development Grants

Department of Agriculture


Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant

Department of Agriculture


Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: Business and Cooperative Programs

Estimated Funding: $3,000,000


Who's Eligible



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Program Web Site

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Grants may be made to Cooperatives, Groups of Cooperatives, and Cooperative Development Centers where a majority of the board of directors or governing board is comprised of individuals who are members of Socially-Disadvantaged Groups.

You must be able to verify your legal structure in the State in which you are incorporated.

Grants may not be made to public bodies or to individuals.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/BCP_SSDPG.html

Contact:
Program ManagerPhone 202-690-1376

Agency Email Description:
Program Contact

Agency Email:
CPGrants@wdc.usda.gov

Date Posted:
2014-05-04

Application Due Date:
2014-06-24

Archive Date:
2014-07-24



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