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CA Dept. of Food and Agriculture - 2023 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Due 9/16. $22M Available

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2023 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program


The California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) funds projects that enhance the competitiveness of California specialty crops. The SCBGP is designed to support all sectors of California's specialty crop industry and improve the performance of California specialty crops within local, domestic, national, and international markets. Specialty crops are fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and horticulture and nursery crops (including floriculture). Visit the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) What is a Specialty Crop website ( for a list of eligible and ineligible commodities and a comprehensive definition of specialty crops.


Non-profit and for-profit organizations; local, state, and federal government entities, including tribal governments; and public or private colleges and universities are eligible to apply. Individuals are not eligible to apply. There is no limit on the number of concept proposals applicants may submit; however, each concept proposal must be for a wholly unique project.

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Application Deadline:

Concept Proposals are Due September 16, 2022

Grant Management Associates has years of experience with opportunities like this one. Contact us today for a consultation.

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