South Dakota Department of Agriculture
Grants of up to $750 to South Dakota organic food producers and processors to assist with the cost of obtaining organic certification. Please note that these reimbursement funds are issued on a first-come, first-serve basis. Food producers and processing operations can qualify for reimbursement from multiple scopes of certification, including crops, livestock, wild crops, and handling.
GrantWatch ID#: 134937
Up to $750
To be eligible for reimbursement, the (re)certification costs must have been incurred in the period between October 1, 2015, and September 30, 2016.
NOP certified producers and processors are eligible to apply.
Operations that hold certification for more than one scope (crops, livestock,etc.) are eligible for a cost-share payment for each scope.
Reimbursements will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis until funds are depleted. The final application deadline is November 11, 2016.
The program will reimburse applicants with operations within South Dakota for 75% of the cost associated with certification or re-certification to the National Organic Program.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Kimberly DeSchepper, Grants and Loan Specialist
USA: South Dakota