Specialty Crop Block Grant Program – Farm Bill

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announces the availability of approximately $6 2. 6 million in grant funds to solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops.

Specialty crops are defined as fruits and vegetables, dried fruit, tree nuts, horticulture and nursery crops (including

floriculture).

State departments of agriculture interested in obtaining grant program funds are invited to submit applications to AMS.

State departments of agriculture, meaning agencies, commissions, or departments of a State government responsible for agriculture within the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U. S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are eligible to apply.

Please contact your local State department of agriculture if you are not eligible to apply.

State departments of agriculture are encouraged to conduct outreach regarding the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program – Farm Bill to specialty crop stakeholders, socially disadvantaged, and beginning farmers and conduct a competitive grant proposal process.

State department of agriculture contacts and state requests for proposals can be found at www.ams.usda.gov/services/grants/scbgp.

Applications from State departments of agriculture must be submitted by July 6, 201 6.
Related Programs

Specialty Crop Block Grant Program - Farm Bill

Department of Agriculture


Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: Agricultural Marketing Service

Estimated Funding: $62,600,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Not Available

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Not Available

Full Opportunity Web Address:
www.ams.usda.gov/services/grants/scbgp

Contact:
John MiklozekLead Grants Management SpecialistPhone 202-720-1403

Agency Email Description:
john.miklozek@usda.gov

Agency Email:
john.miklozek@usda.gov

Date Posted:
2016-03-08

Application Due Date:
2016-07-06

Archive Date:
2016-08-05


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