Organic Certification Cost Share Program

The summary for the 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.
Organic Certification Cost Share Program: The USDA aims to strengthen market support for U.S. agriculture by offering Organic Certification Cost Share Program grants that reduce the cost of organic certification by reimbursing organic producers for 75% of their certification costs up to a maximum of $750 per certification category per year. The Agricultural Management Assistance Organic Certification Cost Share Program, authorized by the Federal Crop Insurance Act of 2001, provides $1.5M of certification cost share assistance to organic producers in 16 states (Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
Federal Grant Title: Organic Certification Cost Share Program
Federal Agency Name: Agricultural Marketing Service
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-AMS-NOP-AMA-2014
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.171
CFDA Descriptions: Organic Certification Cost Share Programs
Current Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2014
Posted Date: Jun 5, 2014
Creation Date: Jun 5, 2014
Archive Date: Sep 30, 2014
Total Program Funding: $1,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 16
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Link to Full Grant Announcement
NOP Cost Share Website
Grant Announcement Contact
Dana Stahl Cost Share Manager Phone 540-361-1126
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