Skip to main content

Farm Innovation Grants

Overview

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 2023 Grant Cycle Request for Proposals will open September 12, 2023.

Grant Documents

2023 Farm Innovation Grant Guidelines
2023 Farm Innovation Grant Application

Farm Innovation Grant Program Resources

Proposal

Release Request for Proposal

September 12, 2023

Proposals Due

November 20, 2023 by 3pm EST

JEC

JEC Review & Scoring November/December 2023

JEC Meeting

January 2024

JEC Project Pitches

January/February 2024

Award

Announce Award Funding

March 2024

Reports

2022 Farm Innovation Grant Recipients

Questions

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