Colorado's specialty crop producers can benefit from the Specialty Crops Block Grant Program (SCBGP), funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA). CDA is currently accepting applications.
CDS anticipates approximately $550,000 will be available.
The initial phase of grant selection will involve shorter, concept proposals. Concept proposals must be received electronically by close of business (5:00 p.m.) on February 1, 2019. For program guidelines and an application, visit www.colorado.gov/ag/specialtycropgrant or call (303) 869-9173.