2014 California Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Open; Concept Proposals Due December 6
Morrison has reached capacity to assist clients with SCBG applications this year, however please feel free to contact contact Toni (email@example.com or at 530-893-4764, ext. 205) or any member of the Morrison team if you would like more information on the program.
The Specialty Crop Block Grant Program is open to non-profit and for-profit organizations; local, state, and federal government entities including tribal governments; and public or private colleges and universities, who are eligible to apply for up to $400,000 in grant funding to promote and increase opportunities for specialty crop producers.
Projects must fall within the following categories:
- Market Enhancement
- Agriculture Education
- Environmental Stewardship and Conservation
- Plant Health and Invasive Species Impact Mitigation
- Food Safety
Project examples include those that may support statewide market promotion or awareness of specialty crops; increase customers and sales of California specialty crops; develop community and school gardens or urban farms; address regulatory challenges for California specialty crop growers; or develop pest protocol programs for specialty crops.
This year Morrison was blessed with success on three 2013 Specialty Crop Block Grant proposals prepared by our team for a total of $883,456.