CDFA Press Launch #22-107 – CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR 2023 SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANTS AND TECHNICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE


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SACRAMENTO, August 18, 2022 – The California Division of Meals and Agriculture (CDFA) is accepting proposals for the 2023 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) and the 2023 SCBGP Technical Evaluate Committee (TRC).

 


2023
SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM


Annually, CDFA conducts a two-phase aggressive solicitation course of to award funds to tasks that improve the competitiveness of California specialty crops.

Grant awards will vary from $100,000 to $500,000 per venture and tasks might final for as much as two years and eight months. Non-profit and for-profit organizations; native, state, federal, and Tribal authorities entities; and private and non-private faculties and universities are eligible to use. (Tasks submitted to the Extra Help for Traditionally Underrepresented Organizations Program, solely out there to non-profits and tribal governments, will vary from $100,000 to $250,000.) Specialty crops embrace vegetables and fruit, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (together with floriculture). Please evaluate the 2023 Request for Idea Proposals for detailed utility directions.

 

All candidates should register on-line with AmpliFund, https://tinyurl.com/3dye9dc2 to use. Idea proposals should be submitted electronically utilizing AmpliFund by Friday, September 16, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. PT.

 

CDFA will conduct a sequence of webinars, that includes an summary of this system, a evaluate of idea proposal questions, and an indication of the AmpliFund utility system. Potential candidates are inspired to go to the applications web site, https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/Specialty_Crop_Competitiveness_Grants/, for full particulars; contact CDFAs Workplace of Grants Administration at grants@cdfa.ca.gov or go away a message at (916) 657-3231 for extra data. 

 


2023 TECHNICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS



The TRC is comprised of volunteers with information and experience relating to Californias specialty crop trade. The committee opinions, evaluates, and makes suggestions to CDFA on proposals submitted for funding to Californias SCBGP. people should submit a accomplished utility kind and a duplicate of their rsum/CV to grants@cdfa.ca.gov earlier than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022.

 

Please reference the primary web page of the appliance kind for necessities and restrictions. For extra data and to obtain the appliance, please go to the applications web site, www.cdfa.ca.gov/grants; contact CDFAs Workplace of Grants Administration at grants@cdfa.ca.gov or go away a message at (916) 657-3231 for extra data. 

 

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