Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Dairy Processor Grant

Grants to Wisconsin Dairy Processors
to Support and Improve Dairy Plants

Agency Type:


Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (WI DATCP)

Deadline Date:

01/15/21 5:00 PM


Request a Grant Writer

Grants to Wisconsin dairy processors to address a variety of business needs. Funding is intended to support and improve the State's dairy plants. Grant funds may be used for consultations on modernization, food safety, and staff training. The goal of the program is to encourage innovation, increase revenue, and maintain the viability of Wisconsin’s dairy processing facilities.

Project Focus: 

  • Dairy Plant Expansion
  • Dairy Plant Modernization
  • Dairy Processing Innovation
  • Food Safety/Audit Assistance
  • Dairy Plant Staff Training/Workforce Development
  • Other Dairy Processing Development

Project Objective:

  • Facilitate operational changes to the dairy processing plant,
  • Improve profitability of the dairy processing plant,
  • Improve the technical knowledge capacity at the dairy processing plant,
  • Model a new process or innovation in dairy processing, or
  • Demonstrate or test a system to address dairy plant wastewater management.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150355

Estimated Size of Grant:

A total grant up to $50,000 is available per dairy processor per year.

Term of Contract:

Up to two years in duration

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants must operate a licensed dairy processing plant in Wisconsin engaged in pasteurizing, processing, or manufacturing milk or dairy products.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are open through January 15, 2021, 5:00 PM for the 2021 Dairy Processor Grants.

The dairy processor is required to provide a match of at least 20 percent of the grant amount.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications must be emailed to Grants Manager Ryan Dunn at

For application assistance or questions, applicants should email the above email address​ or call (608) 590-7239.

Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection
Division of Agricultural Development
2811 Agriculture Dr.
P.O. Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708-8911

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Wisconsin

Suggested Grants:

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofit Charitable Organizations to Impact Public Policy in a Var...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga

GrantWatch ID#: 125864

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to Wisconsin Destination Marketing Organizations to Host Conventions and Meetings

Deadline 01/01/22

Grants of up to $30,000 to Wisconsin destination marketing organizations to host conventions and meetings. The purpose of the program is to benefit the economy of the host area, including an increase in overnight hotel stays and spending at local venues. Funding may be

GrantWatch ID#: 129416

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/22

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training in Eli...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in eligible counties, with priority given to low- to moderate-income populations. Applicants in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits and Agencies for Educational Programs that Benefit Residents ...

Deadline 03/18/22 LOI Date: 03/01/22

Grants of up to $20,000 to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations and government agencies for educational projects and programs that benefit residents in eligible regions. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Projects may fall into o

GrantWatch ID#: 132215

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Benefit Families, Ch...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and International nonprofit organizations, for-profit entities, and agencies for initiatives to benefit families, children, and communities. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include equitable communi

GrantWatch ID#: 133552

Donations and Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits that Focus on Arts, Education, and Literacy

Deadline Ongoing

Donations and sponsorships to USA nonprofits that provide programs and services in the areas of arts, PreK-12 education, and literacy. Funding is intended for both organizations with a national focus and organizations that provide local services. For local organizations

GrantWatch ID#: 134869