Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) conducts an annual competitive solicitation process to award Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) funds to projects that enhance the competitiveness of California specialty crops. Specialty crops are fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and horticulture and nursery crops (including floriculture). For a list of eligible and ineligible commodities, visit the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service website.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture is pleased to announce the 2019 Specialty Crop Block Grant Awards. For a description of projects awarded, visit the Awards page. Please email email@example.com if you would like to be notified of future SCBGP funding opportunities.
GRANT PROPOSAL WEBINARS
Applicants invited to submit a grant proposal are strongly encouraged to attend one of the upcoming grant proposal webinars. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the webinar of your choice (please provide your PIN).
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Grant Proposal Required Templates
- 2020 Allowable and Unallowable Costs and Activities Table
- Enhancing Specialty Crops
- Outcome Measures Supplement
- Procuring Goods and Services
Phase II: Grant Proposal (by invitation only)
|Invitation to submit grant proposals||January 2020|
|Grant proposals due||February 18, 2020 5:00 pm PDT|
|Grant proposals to USDA for approval||May 2020|
|Announce and Award Funding||Fall 2020|
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Office of Grants Administration
1220 N Street
Sacramento, California 95814
Phone: (916) 657-3231
Fax: (916) 653-0206