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Minnesota New Markets Cost-Share Program

Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Due July 9, 2023


About

The AGRI New Markets Cost-Share Program can help your Minnesota farm or branded food, beverage, or pet food company take advantage of market opportunities through E-commerce, digital and e-mail marketing, Business-to-Business (B2B) tradeshows (virtual and in-person), and store demos.

This year's program combines two previous programs – the E-Commerce and Digital Marketing Cost-Share and the Wholesale Cost-Share.

MDA processes applications as they come in (first-come, first-served) until the application deadline or the funds are gone, whichever is first.


Eligibility

To apply for either of these programs, your business must be:

  • A Minnesota farm, or a branded food, beverage, or pet food making company registered with the Minnesota Secretary of State,

  • A small-to-medium enterprise, which is an entity with fewer than 500 employees, AND

  • A current holder of an MDA Food or Feed License or Minnesota Grown License number

You must also agree to:

  • Promptly return post-event and follow-up surveys that ask for information including the number of leads generated and sales projections.

  • Retain receipts and records for three years and make them available for audit or inspection by the MDA or state auditor on request.


Terms

These cost-share programs are reimbursed at a rate of 50% of eligible investment made.


Resources


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Details

Deadline

July 9, 2023

Organization

Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)

Financial Instrument

Cost Share

Minimum Award Amount

$2,000

Maximum Award Amount

$4,000

Image Credit

Ave Calvar


Updated October 29, 2022

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