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Rhode Island Specialty Crop Mini Grant

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

Due December 31, 2022


About

The RI DEM Division of Agriculture (DEM) has announced a competitive solicitation process to award mini grants for projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. Specialty crops are defined as fruits and vegetables, dried fruit, tree nuts, horticulture, and nursery crops, including floriculture.

Please visit USDA’s web site at https://www.ams.usda.gov/services/grants/scbgp to view a comprehensive list of eligible specialty crops, ineligible commodities, and examples of projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops under the SCBGP.

Mini grants must fit within one of the three funding Areas:

  • Covid related expense relief

  • Produce Safety

  • Digital Media


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Eligibility

This grant is available to specialty crop farms or food producers. Specialty crops are defined as fruits and vegetables, dried fruit, tree nuts, horticulture, and nursery crops, including floriculture.


Terms

Farm information must be registered with the Rhode Island Produce Safety Program, if the farm grows, harvests, packs or holds produce. Farmers may do so with the online RI Produce Safety Program Enrollment form.


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Details

Release Date

August 1, 2022

Deadline

December 31, 2022

Organization

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RI DEM)

Financial Instrument

Grant

Minimum Award Amount

$2,500

Maximum Award Amount

$10,000

Total Program Funding

$275,000

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Jeremy Bezanger


Updated September 3, 2022

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