Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA)
04/10/20 Noon - Receipt
Grants to Georgia nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and agricultural organizations for agricultural 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. All projects must benefit the specialty crop industry. Partnerships are strongly encouraged.
Specialty crops are defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery 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.
Funding Priorities/Focus Areas:
GrantWatch ID#: 153415
Individual project award funding requests require a minimum request of $20,000 up to a maximum of $150,000.
Awarded projects will have up to three years to complete the requirements of the grant, as follows:
- October 2020: 3-year grant period begins (once all contracts are fully executed).
- September 29, 2023: 3-year Grant period ends. No extensions. Projects must be completed by this date and absolutely no 2020 grant funds can be spent after this date.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions or additional information, please email:
Director of Grants/SCBGP Coordinator
Georgia Department of Agriculture
Georgia Department of Agriculture
19 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
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