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Farm Innovation Grants


The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development offers the Farm Innovation Program to in-state educational and research centers to develop and support innovative solutions to real, immediate, and future farm problems facing Michigan’s food and agricultural industry.

Grant Program Status

The 2022 Grant Cycle Request for Proposals closed on October 27, 2022. 

Grant Documents

2022 Farm Innovation Grant Program

2022 Farm Innovation Grant Guidelines

Farm Stress Grant Program Resources


Release Request for Proposal

July 27, 2022

Proposals Due

October 27, 2022 by 3pm EST


JEC Meeting

January 5, 2023 at 8am EST

JEC Project Pitches

January 19, 2023 at 8am EST


Announce Award Funding

February 2023


2022 Farm Innovation Grant Recipients


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