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 - 2021 Grant Cycle - OPEN

FY21 Value-Added and Regional Food Systems Grant Guidelines

FY21 Value-Added and Regional Food Systems Application

FY21 Value-Added and Regional Food Systems Program Fact Sheet

Proposal

Release Request for Proposals

January 28, 2021

Informational Webinar

February 4, 2021 @ 10am - 11am EST

https://bit.ly/2Nu7MEF

Note: The webinar will be recorded for those who can attend. 

Proposals Due

March 18, 2021 @ 3pm EST

JEC

Evaluation Meeting

April 2021

Award

Announce Award Funding

May/June 2021

Reports

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

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)

Questions

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