Value added producer grant announced

Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: RDBCP-VAPG-2017
Funding Opportunity Title: VALUE ADDED PRODUCER GRANT
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards: 200
CFDA Number(s): 10.352 — Value-Added Producer Grants
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes
Version: Synopsis 3
Original Closing Date for Applications: Jan 31, 2018
Current Closing Date for Applications: Jan 24, 2018
Archive Date: Mar 02, 2018
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Award Ceiling: $250,000
Award Floor:
Eligible Applicants: 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
Additional Information
Agency Name: Business and Cooperative Programs
Description: This Notice announces that the Rural Business-Cooperative Service (Agency) is accepting applications for the Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program. Approximately $18 million is currently available. The Agency may also utilize any funding that become available after publishing this notice. Enactment of a continuing resolution or an appropriations act may affect the availability or level of funding for this program. The Agency will publish the program funding level on the Rural Development website ( ). Section VII also announces solicitation of non-Federal independent grant reviewers to evaluate and score applications submitted under this Notice.
Link to Additional Information: Link to Federal Register
Grantor Contact Information: If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

Shantelle Gordon Management Analyst Phone 2026901374

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