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DATCP Dairy Processor Grants

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Closed January 15, 2021

About

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection administers a Dairy Processor Grant program whose goal is to foster innovation, improve profitability and sustain the long-term viability of Wisconsin’s dairy processing facilities.

Eligible applicants must operate a licensed dairy processing plant in Wisconsin engaged in pasteurizing, processing or manufacturing milk or dairy products. Recipients are chosen through a competitive process. A total grant up to $50,000 is available per dairy processor per year. The dairy processor is required to provide a match of at least 20 percent of the grant amount.

Grant applications are customized by each processor and can be used to hire consultants to address a wide range of business needs including food safety, staff training or modernization.

Commodities

Eligibility

Eligible applicants must operate a licensed dairy processing plant in Wisconsin engaged in pasteurizing, processing or manufacturing milk or dairy products.

Terms

Recipients are chosen through a competitive process. A total grant up to $50,000 is available per dairy processor per year. The dairy processor is required to provide a match of at least 20 percent of the grant amount.

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Details

Deadline

January 15, 2021

Organization

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP)

Financial Instrument

Grant, Cost Share

Maximum Award Amount

$50,000

Image Credit

Daniel X. O'Neil

Updated January 15, 2021

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