Value-Added Producer Grant

The summary for the Value-Added Producer Grant 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 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 Rural Business Cooperative Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Value-Added Producer Grant: The objective of this grant program is to assist viable Independent Producers, Agricultural Producer Groups, Farmer and Rancher Cooperatives, and Majority-Controlled Producer-Based Businesses in starting or expanding value-added activities related to the processing and/or marketing of Value-Added Agricultural Products. Grants will be awarded competitively for either planning or working capital projects directly related to the processing and/or marketing of value-added products. Generating new products, creating and expanding marketing opportunities, and increasing producer income are the end goals of the program. All proposals must demonstrate economic viability and sustainability to compete for funding.
Federal Grant Title: Value-Added Producer Grant
Federal Agency Name: Rural Business Cooperative Service (USDA-RBCS)
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RDBCP-VAPG-2021
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.352
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: April 29th, 2021
Original Application Deadline: April 29th, 2021
Posted Date: January 5th, 2021
Creation Date: January 5th, 2021
Archive Date: May 29th, 2021
Total Program Funding: $76,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 300
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: March 8th, 2021
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Independent Producers Agricultural Producer Groups Farmer or Rancher Cooperatives, or Majority-Controlled Producer-Based Business
Link to Full Grant Announcement
RBS - Value Added Producer Grant
Grant Announcement Contact
Program Management Division
Phone (202) 720-1400
Program Management Division
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