Grants

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USDA Value-Added Producer Grants


Deadline: Paper Application:  July 1, 2016

USDA is now accepting applications for its Value-Added Producer Grants (VAPG). The VAPG program helps agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and/or marketing of bio-based, value-added products. Generating new products, creating and expanding marketing opportunities, and increasing producer income are the goals of this program.  

Maximum Grant Amount: $75,000 for planning grants; $250,000 for working capital grants

Matching Funds Requirements: 50% of total project costs

For additional details and an application:  http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/value-added-producer-grants

Find additional grants and loans using ASAP’s Grants and Loans directory: http://asapconnections.org/category/grants-and-loans/