USDA Invites Applications for Value-Added Producer Grants – Due Jan 31, 2018

Value-added producer grants help agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to processing and/or marketing bio-based, value-added products.

Grant funds can cover costs related to planning activities or working capital expenses necessary for processing and marketing value-added products. Up to $75,000 is available for planning activities and up to $250,000 for working capital. Matching funds for 50% of total project costs are required.

Read the grant announcement. Full application instructions will soon be available here. 

For more information, applicants are encouraged to contact Business & Cooperative Programs
at (302) 857-3628 before applying.