Michigan Specialty Crop Block Grants

Overview

The MDARD Specialty Crop Block Grant Program awards funds to projects to enhance the competitiveness of Michigan specialty crops, which include fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture). 

Grant Documents- 2018 Grant Cycle 

Proposal

Release Request for Proposals

February 5, 2018

Proposals Due

March 19, 2018

JEC

JEC Meeting

April 26, 2018

MDARD Submits State Plan to USDA

June 2018

USDA Reviews State Plan

July/August 2018

Award

USDA State Plan Approval and Sign Agreement with USDA

September 2018

Grant Agreement Signed with Sub Awardees

October/November 2018

 

Reports

2016 Specialty Crop Block Grant Report (PDF)

2015 Specialty Crop Block Grant Reports (PDF)

2013 Specialty Crop Block Grant Reports (PDF)

2012 Specialty Crop Block Grant Reports

2011 Specialty Crop Block Grant Reports

2010 Specialty Crop Block Grant Reports

2009 Specialty Crop Block Grant Reports

Questions

For more information about this funding opportunity, please contact Heather Throne, Outreach Specialist, Agriculture Development Division, 517-712-0841.