Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA)
04/09/21 Noon - Receipt
Grants to Georgia nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and agricultural organizations for programs that increase the marketability of eligible produce. An initial proposal is required prior to submission of the full proposal. Projects may involve education, research, or marketing. Projects will be chosen for funding based on potential increased impact to the specialty crop industry in Georgia. Partnerships are strongly encouraged.
Specialty crops are defined as: fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, Christmas trees, turfgrass/sod, nursery and greenhouse crops, including floriculture. Eligible plants must be cultivated or managed and used by people for food, medicinal purposes, and/or aesthetic gratification (i.e. crops used for animal feed are not eligible). Processed products shall consist of greater than 50% of the specialty crop by weight, exclusive of added water.
The following have been identified as funding priorities for the SCBGP for Georgia:
GrantWatch ID#: 153415
Individual project award funding requests require a minimum request of $20,000 up to a maximum of $100,000.
Awarded projects will have up to three years to complete the requirements of the grant. There are no extensions.
October 2021 - September 29, 2024
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit Request for Concept Proposal Application and full applications to GrantsDivision@agr.georgia.gov
For questions or additional information, please contact:
J. Erdmann, Director of Grants/SCBGP Coordinator
Shana Miles, Grants Specialist III
19 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
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