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 - 2020 Grant Cycle - Closed

Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the Value-Added Grant Program process is on hold indefinitely.

2020 Value Added & Regional Food Systems Grant Guidelines (PDF)

Proposal

Release Request for Proposals

February 20, 2020

Proposals Due

April 2, 2020 @ 3pm EST

JEC

Evaluation Meeting

May 2020

Award

Announce Award Funding

June 2020

Reports

2019 Value Added & Regional Food Systems Grant Recipients (PDF)

2018 Value Added & Regional Food Systems Grant Recipients (PDF)

2017 Value Added & Regional Food Systems Grant Recipients (PDF)

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

2015 Value Added & Regional Food Systems Grant Recipients (PDF)

Questions

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