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Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM), New York State and NY Farm Viability Institute (NYFVI)
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Grants to New York nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, educational institutions, and tribes for programs that advance the marketability of eligible agricultural products across the state. Funding is intended to support programs focusing on research and education. The goal of the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program is to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops.
The goal of the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program is to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops by:
This RFP is soliciting proposals for inclusion in the New York State Department of Agriculture and Market’s application to the USDA SCBG program. Guided by the State’s Specialty Crop Advisory Group, this RFP focuses on a subset of the outcomes specified in the broader USDA SCBG RFP. Specifically, this RFP seeks work that will achieve the following outcomes:
The New York Specialty Crop Block Grant Advisory Committee, composed of farmer members of specialty crop organizations and associations, and other industry stakeholders, recommended the RFP focus on specialty crop research and grower education.
Eligible costs include: personnel, fringe benefits, travel, special purpose equipment, supplies, and contractual costs and services directly related to an eligible project.
For examples of research and grower education projects, see https://nyfvi.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/2022-Specialty-Crop-RFP.pdf#page=4.
Allowable costs and activities can be found at https://nyfvi.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/FY2019GDTermsandConditions.pdf#page=8.
GrantWatch ID#: 142773
Funding requests for individual projects must be between $50,000 and $100,000.
Projects must be completed within 2 years from the award date.
Projects must start after October 1, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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