Connecticut Department of Agriculture's Specialty Crop Block Grant - FB Program
The Connecticut Department of Agriculture is requesting concept proposal for projects that solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. Specialty crops are defined by the USDA as fruits and vegetables, dried fruit, tree nuts, maple syrup, honey, horticulture, and nursery crops.
Projects must impact and produce measurable outcomes for the specialty crop industry and/or the public. Submitted projects cannot begin until after January 1, 2014 and must be completed by September 29, 2016. The maximum award is $75,000.
Concept proposal applications are due by 4:30pm on April 30, 2013.
2013 Block Grant Application Information:
**Please note the 2013 program year is a two phase process**
PHASE ONE: Concept Proposal
Guidelines and Application
Application Form Only
PHASE TWO: Full Application
Select applicants to phase one will be contacted individually and asked to submit a full project proposal.
For more information or specific questions regarding the CT Department of Agriculture's Specialty Crop Block Grant-FB Program, contact Jaime Smith at 860-713-2559 or firstname.lastname@example.org .