AMA Organic Certification Cost-Share Program

The summary for the AMA Organic Certification Cost-Share Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Agricultural Marketing Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
AMA Organic Certification Cost-Share Program: This program provides cost share assistance, through participating States, to organic producers. Recipients must receive initial certification or continuation of certification from a USDA accredited certifying agent (ACA). Program participants may be reimbursed for up to 75 percent of their organic certification costs, not to exceed $750 per year. Authorized by the Federal Crop Insurance Act in 2001, the Agricultural Management Assistance Program authorizes cost share assistance to producers of organic agricultural products in states with historically low rates of participation in the Federal Crop Insurance program.
Federal Grant Title: AMA Organic Certification Cost-Share Program
Federal Agency Name: Agricultural Marketing Service
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: AMS-NOP-10-0065
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 10.163
CFDA Descriptions: Market Protection and Promotion
Current Application Deadline: Oct 23, 2010 Electronic applicatio
Original Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2010
Posted Date: Aug 27, 2010
Creation Date: Oct 12, 2010
Archive Date: Nov 22, 2010
Total Program Funding: $1,495,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $450,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 16
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
16 states are eligible for participation: Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Betsy Rakola Grants Management Specialist Phone 202-720-0081

Contact with program questions [betsy.rakola@ams.usda.gov]
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