Grantee and Crop Eligibility
State and/or local governmental units, academia [Universities and, Colleges], and non-profit organizations, including producer associations, community based organizations and other specialty crop stakeholders are eligible to apply either as single entities or in combined efforts. Multi-state projects will not be considered as a high priority by NCDA&CS.
SCBGP grant funds will be awarded for projects of up to 2 years duration. More than one project application packet per applicant may be submitted. If submitting multiple project application packets, please prioritize your submissions.
Eligible and Ineligible Specialty Crops
Commonly recognized specialty crops are fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and nursery crops (including floriculture). Please see http://www.ams.usda.gov/scbgp for a comprehensive listing.