Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA)
08/05/22 5:00 PM PST
Grants to Nevada nonprofit organizations, tribal organizations, IHEs, agricultural associations, and individuals for projects that enhance the competitiveness of the local agriculture industry and offset the impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Funding is intended for hiring personnel, holding an educational workshop, distributing product promotional materials, and planting specialty crops.
The Agriculture Act of 2018 (Farm Bill) authorized the U.S. Department of Agriculture(USDA) to partner with state departments of agriculture to enhance the competitiveness of growers of fruits, vegetables, and other horticultural crops in areas such as marketing, promotion, education, research, trade, and nutrition. A state department of agriculture is the agency, commission, or department of a state government responsible for agriculture within the state. Examples of initiatives that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops include:
In addition to traditional Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) funding, H.R. 133 stimulus funds have been authorized by Congress to provide additional support to specialty crop producers and the food supply in response to COVID-19 impacts.
Specialty crops are defined as (complete list available at https://www.ams.usda.gov/services/grants/scbgp/specialty-crop):
For COVID-19-related activities, see https://agri.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/agrinvgov/Content/Plant/Specialty_Crop_Block_Grant/RFA%20HR133%20SC%20Funds-8.5.22.pdf#page=4.
For examples of eligible grant projects, see https://agri.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/agrinvgov/Content/Plant/Specialty_Crop_Block_Grant/RFA%20HR133%20SC%20Funds-8.5.22.pdf#page=7.
GrantWatch ID#: 180110
Funding allocation for individual projects may increase or decrease and is dependent on the number of qualified applicants.
Projects can be up to three years and the anticipated award period would start in 2022 to September 29, 2025.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include H.R. 133 SC Application in the subject of your email
Direct questions to Alexa Johnson at the email address above or call 775-353-3615.
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