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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 will be open as of July 12, 2022. 

Farm Stress Grant Program Resources


Release Request for Proposal   

July 12, 2022

Proposals Due

October 27, 2022 by 3pm EST   


JEC Review and Scoring

November/December 2022

JEC Meeting

January 2023

JEC Project Pitches

January/February 2023


Announce Award Funding

February 2023