Department of Agriculture June 12, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Inviting Applications for Small Socially-Disadvantaged Producer Grants
Document Number: 2013-13867
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
The Rural BusinessCooperative Service announces the availability of $2,855,222 in competitive grant funds for the FY 2013 Small Socially-Disadvantaged Producer Grants (SSDPG) program as authorized by H.R. 933. We are requesting proposals from applicants that will provide technical assistance to small, socially-disadvantaged agricultural producers in rural areas. Eligible applicants include Cooperatives, Groups of Cooperatives, and Cooperative Development Centers. The maximum award per grant is $200,000. The grant period is limited to a one-year timeframe.