Michigan Craft Beverage Council Research Grants

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Michigan Craft Beverage Council FY21 Research Grants 


The Michigan Craft Beverage Council (MCBC) announced a request for proposals (RFP) for projects to commence in 2021. 

Individual proposals are limited to a maximum of $40,000 each. The MCBC does not pay tuition, overhead or other administrative costs. Proposals will be due on Monday, October 19, 2020, to the MCBC at MDARD-CraftBev@Michigan.gov.  Funding decisions were communicated in January 2021.

Grant Documents - 2021 Funding Cycle 

FY21 Michigan Craft Beverage Council Research Priorities (PDF)


Release Request for Proposals

 September 8, 2020

Proposals Due

 October 19, 2020



JEC Meeting

 December, 2020


Announce Award Funding

 January, 2021



2020 Michigan Craft Beverage Council Grant Recipients (PDF)

2019 Michigan Craft Beverage Council Grant Recipients (PDF)


Potential applicants for research grants are welcome to contact Jenelle Jagmin with any questions about the Council's funding of research projects: JagminJ@Michigan.gov, 517-930-0696. For more information about the Michigan Craft Beverage Council, visit https://michigancraftbeverage.com/