California Department of Food and Agriculture Accepting Proposals for Specialty Crop Block Grants

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Written by Noah Lakritz on Monday, July 19, 2021

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting proposals for the 2021 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP). This one-time additional funding from the federal government to state departments of agriculture addresses COVID-19 impacts on the food system.

The SCBGP funds projects that improve the performance of California specialty crops within local, domestic, national, and international markets. Eligible applicants include nonprofit and for-profit organizations; local, state, federal, and tribal government entities; and public and private colleges and universities. For more information and to access application materials, visit: Contact CDFA’s Office of Grants Administration by leaving a message at (916) 657-3231 or by emailing with any questions about the program.