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Grant Writing Workshops

AMSTA is an initiative working towards spreading knowledge on more effective ways to write grant proposals. The program will facilitate both in-person grant writing workshops in each US state and a webinar, and will also provide additional resources and material through the AMSTA website. Workshops will focus on effective grant-writing practices, with an emphasis on USDA’s Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Programs. Please visit for additional information and to check the workshop schedule for your state. Participation in an AMSTA workshop does not guarantee that an application submitted to USDA will be funded.


Grant Writing Webinar Series

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) provides information for grant writers. See list of available grants and other recorded webinar sessions, including the following:

Series 2
Everything You Wanted to Know About

Want to know how to navigate through the set-up process? Listen to a recorded webinar, sponsored by USDA NIFA, includes a representative from who provides step-by-step instructions about the registration process – and more!

Series 3
Grant Writing Webinar – Developing Budgets, Logic Models, Evaluation Plans

Having trouble with the details for your grant project narrative and budget? Featured grant specialists provide information about: preparing a budget and determining matching/cost sharing allowances, developing a program logic model, and developing a comprehensive evaluation plan to document the project’s impact. This webinar, sponsored by USDA NIFA, provides comprehensive information to assist you and your organization.




  Last Modified Date: 05/07/2015