Value-Add / Regional Food Systems Grants

Overview

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development provides grants to establish, retain, expand, attract or develop value added agricultural processing in Michigan, or that expand or develop regional food systems or access the healthy food.

Grant Documents- 2018 Grant Cycle- Open

2018 Value Added Grant Application

2018 Value Added Grant Overview (PDF)

Proposal

Release Request for Proposals

September 8, 2017

Proposals Due

November 7, 2017

JEC

JEC Received Proposals for Scoring

November 14, 2017

JEC Meeting

December 14, 2017

Award

Announce Award Funding

January 2018

Reports

2017 Value Added & Regional Food Systems Grant Project Awardees (PDF)

2016 Value Added & Regional Food Systems Grant Reports (PDF)

2015 Value Added & Regional Food Systems Final Grant Reports (PDF)

2014 Value Added & Regional Food Systems Final Grant Reports (PDF)

 

Questions

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