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Proposals wanted to expand agricultural processing

Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development looking to award up to $125,000 per proposal.

March 28, 2019

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PROPOSALS WANTED: MDARD is accepting proposals intended to help expand value-added agricultural processing and food hub development in the state.dusanpetkovic/getty images

The Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development is looking to award up to $125,000 per proposal through its Value-Added Grant Program, which is designed to help retain, expand, attract or develop agricultural processing in Michigan through targeted investments in technology and equipment, feasibility studies, food access, and regional food systems. 

Grant proposals must be received via email at [email protected] by 3 p.m. May 8 and will be evaluated through a competitive selection process.

Each project requires at least a 30% match. Applicants for grant funds will be asked to describe how the project will affect and produce measurable outcomes for Michigan’s food and agriculture industry.

MDARD is accepting proposals intended to help expand value-added agricultural processing and food hub development in the state, as well as access to fresh, nutritional Michigan-grown foods.

Those interested in applying should visit www.michigan.gov/mdardgrants to view the application and grant guidelines.

For additional information on this request for proposal, email [email protected].

For information about MDARD’s grant programs, visit www.michigan.gov/mdardgrants.

Source: MDARD, which is solely responsible for the information provided and is wholly owned by the source. Informa Business Media and all its subsidiaries are not responsible for any of the content contained in this information asset.

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