Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)
12/17/19 4:00 PM CST Receipt
Grants of up to $50,000 to Minnesota farmers, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and individuals at educational institutions for projects to advance sustainable agriculture throughout the State. Funding is intended to support innovative projects that increase profitability, positively effect the environment, and maximize energy efficiency of systems and techniques from production through marketing.
Projects can include, but are not limited to:
Reviewers are looking for interesting ideas that may or may not work. Ideas do not have to be brand new, but should be new to Minnesota or the part of the state where they’re being proposed. For more ideas, see previously funded projects summarized in the Greenbook (see the link in Pre-Application Information below).
Every project must publicize and hold an outreach event (preferably a field day) in the final season/year of the project.
For eligible types of projects, see https://www.mda.state.mn.us/sites/default/files/2019-09/sadgfy20rfp.pdf#page=2.
For a list of eligible costs, see https://www.mda.state.mn.us/sites/default/files/2019-09/sadgfy20rfp.pdf#page=3.
GrantWatch ID#: 137510
Applicants may request up to $50,000 per project.
Projects must have a duration of at least two years but may last no more than three.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online application portal: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=statemn
Ann Kuzj, Ag Marketing & Development
Grants Line - Ag Marketing & Development
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