Michigan Craft Beverage Council Research Grants

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MCBC FY20 Research Grants 


The Michigan Craft Beverage Council (MCBC) announced a request for proposals (RFP) for projects to commence April, 2020. 

Individual proposals are limited to a maximum of $50,000 each. The MCBC does not pay overhead or other administrative costs. Proposals were due on Thursday, October 17, 2020, to the MCBC at MDARD-CraftBev@Michigan.gov.  Funding decisions were communicated in March with grant agreements effective April 1, 2020.

Grant Documents - 2020 Funding Cycle - CLOSED

FY20 Research Priorities (PDF)


Release Request for Proposals

 September 5, 2019

Proposals Due

October 17, 2019



JEC Meeting

December, 2019


Announce Award Funding

 April 1, 2020



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/