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- 2019/2020 Grant Cycle - Closed

2019 Specialty Crop Block Grant Overview

2019 Specialty Crop Block Grant Allowable/Unallowable Costs

Proposal

Release Request for Proposals

                        January 10, 2019

Proposals Due

           February 27, 2019 @ 3pm EST

JEC

JEC Meeting                            April 2019

MDARD Submits State Plan to USDA

                           May 2019

USDA Reviews State Plan

                         June/July 2019

Award

USDA State Plan Approval and Sign Agreement with USDA

                         September 2019

Grant Agreement Signed with Sub Awardees

                    October/November 2019

 

Reports

2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant Report (PDF)

2017 Specialty Crop Block Grant Report (PDF)

2016 Specialty Crop Block Grant Report (PDF)

2015 Specialty Crop Block Grant Report (PDF)

2014 Specialty Crop Block Grant Report (PDF)

2013 Specialty Crop Block Grant Report (PDF)

2012 Specialty Crop Block Grant Report (PDF)

2011 Specialty Crop Block Grant Report (PDF)

2009 Specialty Crop Block Grant Report (PDF)

Questions

For more information about this funding opportunity, please contact Heather Throne, Grant and Commodity Program Manager, Agriculture Development Division, 517-712-0841.