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Vermont Specialty Crop Block Grant Program FY 2014 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

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)



Johanna Herron, Agriculture Development Specialist

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State St. Montpelier, Vermont 05620-2901

Tel: 802-505-0490