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

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Written by Noah LakritzonLunes, Julio 19, 2021on

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:

 https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/Specialty_Crop_Competitiveness_Grants/. Contact CDFA’s Office of Grants Administration by leaving a message at (916) 657-3231 or by emailing grants@cdfa.ca.gov with any questions about the program.