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Vermont Specialty Crop Block Grant Program FY 2014 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

http://agriculture.vermont.gov/producer_partner_resources/funding_opportunities/vaafm_funding/specialty_crop

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) announces the availability of grant funds for the sole purpose of enhancing the competitiveness of Vermont-grown specialty crops.

March 28, 2014: LOI due by 4:30 (mandatory)

April 18, 2014: LOI feedback returned to applicants

May 19, 2014: Full applications due by 4:30 (for those who have been invited to apply only)

June 16, 2014: Final decisions made

June 30, 2014: State plan submitted to USDA (some adjustments to projects may be required by AMS at this point)

September 30, 2014: Funds disbursed from USDA (exact date TBA)

 

 Contact:

Johanna Herron, Agriculture Development Specialist

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State St. Montpelier, Vermont 05620-2901

Tel: 802-505-0490

Email: Johanna.herron@state.vt.us