Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program

The summary for the Federal-State Marketing Improvement 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.
Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program: FSMIP provides matching funds on a competitive basis to assist eligible entities explore new market opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural products and to encourage research and innovation aimed at improving the efficiency and performance of the U.S. marketing system. FSMIP funds a wide range of applied research projects that address barriers, challenges, and opportunities in marketing, transporting, and distributing U.S. food and agricultural products domestically and internationally. Proposals may address issues throughout the marketing chain including direct, wholesale, and retail. Proposals may involve small, medium or large-scale agricultural entities but should potentially benefit multiple producers or agribusinesses. Proposals that address issues of importance at the State, regional (multi-state), or national level are appropriate for FSMIP. Proprietary proposals that benefit one business or individual will not be considered for funding. FSMIP also seeks unique and innovative proposals on a smaller scale that may serve as pilot projects or case studies useful as models for other States. Of particular interest are proposals that reflect a collaborative approach between the States, academia, the farm sector and other appropriate entities and stakeholders. FSMIP funds may be awarded for projects of 1 to 2 years' duration.
Federal Grant Title: Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program
Federal Agency Name: Agricultural Marketing Service
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-AMS-FSMIP-2010
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.156
CFDA Descriptions: Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program
Current Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2010
Posted Date: Dec 31, 2009
Creation Date: Dec 31, 2009
Archive Date: Mar 12, 2010
Total Program Funding: $1,300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 25
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Janise Zygmont Staff Officer Phone 202-694-4002

FSMIP Staff Officer [janise.zygmont@ams.usda.gov]
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